[rescue] Disposing Of OS/2 Apps (old floppy installs)
nick at pelagiris.org
Sat Mar 31 22:30:15 CDT 2007
Does a binder of over 70 CDs count? YAY IBM!
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 01:31:17AM -0400, Kevin wrote:
> I remember installing Macromedia Director (actually, i think it was still
> Macromind back then) in 1992 on a Mac IIci. I think it was somewhere
> between 24 and 30 floppies. Took forever. That's the largest floppy app
> i've personally seen. Anyone know any larger? What's the record?
> On Fri, 23 Mar 2007 22:46:57 -0600
> "Dan Duncan" <danduncan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yuck. I remember getting an install of some Corel product dumped on me
> > around 1994 by a cow-orker who had to go to lunch around disk 4 of 20 or
> > so. The system would literally grind away for 10 minutes on each floppy
> > because they were using some heavy compression scheme and decompressing
> > each floppy on the fly instead of spooling them to hard drive and
> > there. I wondered at the time why some people at Corel had jobs.
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