Re: graphics too large for a floppy

Subject: Re: graphics too large for a floppy
From: Bob Morrisette <robert -dot- morrisette -at- EBAY -dot- SUN -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 1997 14:21:23 -0800

>Geoff Hart @8^{)} geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
>Disclaimer: Speaking for myself, not FERIC.

>Kelly M. Kremin asked for suggestions for dealing with
>graphics too large for a single disk (I assume floppy?)
>that she needs to exchange with her colleagues.

>The disk solution comes down to one of two easy choices:
>the SyQuest EZ135 or the Iomega Zip drive, both of which
>offer about 100 Meg of capacity and cost under $200 U.S.

>>Laurie Cavanaugh
>>cavanaug -at- ymi -dot- com

>>Another option to consider is a CD writer. They have come way down in price
>>lately. The discs are not rewritable.

A new standard for CD-ReWritable or CD-RW was announced last year.
The drives are supposed to be ready in March. Estimated drive cost is
$750, and $25 for discs. Probably costs will tumble after they are
out a few months. They read regular CDs and RW CDs can be rewritten
"thousands" of times.

Bob Morrisette
writer -at- sabu -dot- EBay -dot- sun -dot- com

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