Drive detection stuff

Mike Hearn mike at
Fri Mar 4 04:01:16 CST 2005

On Fri, 04 Mar 2005 09:54:09 +0000, Mike Hearn wrote:
> 1) We add links to the floppy drive. We should blacklist it, as it causes
>    a big delay in the file open dialogs as we poll the drive which sits
>    there spinning its motors naval-gazing. How many people still use
>    floppy disks in 2005 anyway? I'm hoping the answer is "virtually none"

An alternative solution would be to poll the drives in a non-blocking
manner, though I'm not sure this would work for apps which do their own
file dialogs like Office.

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