Orgaisation(s) using data from 5 1/4" floppies?

  polymath 17:58 14 Apr 06
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I read once about someone (maybe a university, or something like the British Library), who wanted donations of old computers for accessing data on 5 1/4" disks. Anyone know who? Seems a bit anti-environment for my faithful, working 1987 AT-compatible to be landfill.
I live in Donegal, Ireland, but will be travelling round the UK soon, including London, with room for it on board.

  polymath 16:59 09 Dec 07

Found this when checking my postings for unresolved topics, and it happens it's just been resolved!

Next time I go to London, the computer's going to a British Library person. It was just the 1st place I thought recently of to start the search by email (to an appropriate-looking department), and I was directed to someone who happens to find that stuff useful.

One less for the landfill, then!

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