> As for the 800Kb disks, the Mac uses a variable speed drive in order to
> increase the capacity of the disk - slows down when it moves to outer
> thus enabling it to write more. Cute idea - got 80K more than the PC did
> (Amiga gets more :)
Sounds like the scheme ACT Sirius used (with DOS 1.25 or CP/M86) to get 620K
on a single-sided 5.25" disc (the PC type discs, not the AT version) while
the PC was getting 180K. Slow as anything and incompatible with everything,
does the Mac still use it?
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