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GeneralRe: Microsoft previews Rust For Windows Pin
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NewsWindows 10 feature update: Here's what to expect in the next release Pin
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NewsVisual Studio 2022 Pin
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markrlondon wrote:
One thing that is curious is the continued use of the 3.5" floppy disk for saving. There must be VS (and other software) users today who have genuinely never seen a 3.5" floppy. Perhaps the 3.5" floppy disk icon has simply become a generic symbol for saving files, like we have generic nouns. E.g. "Escalator", "jeep", "hoover" and so on.


It's the internet, so could be fake; but I've seen multiple screenshots from twitface from parents chuckling after their kid found a "physical save icon" somewhere in the bottom of a drawer. Laugh | :laugh: Laugh | :laugh:
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