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>And a WORM drive is the engine that operates the medium that is Write
>Once Read Many.
I didn't even think of that.
When I referred facetiously to a worm drive, I was thinking of that gizmo we
used to attach to our homemade telescopes to help them keep an image in view
by compensating for the earth's rotation.
I think the term refers more generally to a device that allows a powerful
motor to produce a precise movement. They may be used to control head motion
in CD drives. ...RM
Richard Mateosian Freelance Technical Writer
srm -at- c2 -dot- org Copyright 1996 Review Editor, IEEE Micro http://www.c2.org/~srm/ All rights reserved President, Berkeley STC
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