|Wednesday, June 5, 2002|
Typical to the site, Ars Technica has published an incredible article entitled SCSI Architecture Primer. As the name implies, the article discusses the history of and current state of SCSI.
I had been under the impression that OS X's support of FireWire was effectively a shim into the SAM (SCSI Architecture Model) implementation such that FireWire devices were treated as standard SCSI devices by the high level APIs.
FireWire-- 1394-- cabling is actually one of the four standard cabling systems used by the SCSI standard. FireWire is SCSI.