[lug] low profile, long IDE cables?

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Thu Sep 8 10:17:07 MDT 2005

On Sep 8, 2005, at 08:44 , D. Stimits wrote:

> ..
>> This is one advantage of SATA over PATA -- longer cable length.   
>> Also  the cables are less fragile, less susceptible to poor  
>> manufacturing  quality, etc.
> Unfortunately I'm stuck with PATA. Somehow I picture someone making  
> up standards in the early days saying "nobody will ever need tower  
> cases".

I think that's pretty much right.  The expectation was that it would  
be used for desktop PCs.

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