Subject: Re: proposal for MI floppy formatting
To: Paul Kranenburg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 11/17/1996 18:27:57
> - have a set of built-in well-known floppy formats
> - have a set of well-known floppy formats in a configuration file
> ("disktabish", as you suggested).
I'd say that the latter is always better than the former here:
(1) you don't waste space in the binary,
(2) it's easily configurable.
It's not like the cost of looking up the format in the config file
is any big lose... we're talking about formatting floppy disks, after