Re: D64 with IDE64 and a parallel connected 1541... record beaten!?
Date: 2005-11-23 10:37:05

On 2005-11-23, at 00:33, Bryan Pope wrote:

>> On 2005-11-22, at 20:29, Anders Carlsson wrote:
>>> I can understand the desire to be the best or fastest, but for
>>> practical
>>> use, does it matter if it takes 20, 25 or 30 seconds to convert a
>>> floppy
>>> to a disk image? I mean, we've been in this hobby for more than 20
>>> years
>>> already, so another five or ten seconds here or there isn't
>>> crucial.
> I think the answer to this is "just because you can"! :)  And, a  
> little
> competition is always good....

That's also a very good answer. As I wrote I agree with Anders that  
these days there is little practical value of those efforts but is  
there any more in this whole hobby? This is "for fun", "because I  
can" and for the illusionary thrill of exploration and competition. :-)

In the management's temperate, considered, intellectual opinion,  
Microsoft sucks and we hate them.

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