[Cialug] That "plus / minus" thingie
tim_linux at wilson-home.com
Sun Dec 20 15:46:41 CST 2009
I found this a few years ago, you might find it interesting:
On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Zachary Kotlarek <zach at kotlarek.com> wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2009, at 1:13 PM, Josh More wrote:
> > Best just to buy the type of media that your systems can use. It's
> > likely not worth the effort to try to hack things for a 50 cent disk.
> > For what it's worth, I've run into many things that can't read +, but
> > nothing that can't read -.
> Minus is a much older standard. Plus has some advantages in terms of speed
> and error recovery, but it wasn't standardized until about 5 year later
> (2002 I think) so fewer things support it.
> On the other hand, that means that most devices that can do Plus can also
> do Minus -- I would guess the device you have that does Plus media will also
> do Minus media, so with the right disk you should be able to make something
> that works in both systems.
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