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Floppy

(programming, tool)
A Fortran coding convention checker. A later version can generate HTML.

See also Flow.

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floppy

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Some 98 per cent of PCs and laptops sold by PC World no longer have in-built floppy disk drives, with that figure expected to hit 100 per cent by the summer.
Computer retailer PC World has revealed that it will no longer sell floppy disk storage devices once its current stock is sold.
However, if you store this information on a disk, either a floppy disk or the hard drive, it will be permanently saved.
Thermal bonded nonwovens used in floppy disk liners have a unit weight of 30-50 grams per square meter.
The launch of Windows 95 and all of the applications related to it will be a stabilizing factor on floppy disk pricing," he said.
For those that don't, as stated above, a set of floppy disks can be used to address the drive and begin restoral.
There is enough data crammed inside the LS-120's bronze-and-black casing to overflow 80 of the ubiquitous old-style floppy disks.
Viruses are spread in these ways: by transfering executable files from off a floppy disk, from off a network or by downloading an executable file through a modem.
markets Trinitron(R) monitors, optical drives, floppy disk and tape drives, multimedia peripherals, semiconductors, CCD image sensing modules and other products through OEM, industrial distribution and reseller channels.
Floppy disks may indeed be the simplest and most economical form of file storage, but publications created using desktop publishing software often take up more room than a regular disk will hold.
The accountant upgrading a PC should replace one of the full-height floppy disk drives with a half-height hard disk and a new half-height floppy disk drive.
USB flash drives are replacing floppy disks partly because of the limited capacity of floppies.