Interesting news. 200 floppy disks could hold a lot of word processing documents. Perhaps 500 maybe? Back then a word doc might only be a couple hundred k bytes. Depended on how many pages it was. 5.25 floppies held 360kb. I still have a few boxes of my old ones and two drives that can read them.
I’m not sure why its taken DriveSavers 5 years. I had a program in the early 90’s called Disk Mechanic that had various tools to read non standard floppy disks. It bypassed the operating system and directly accessed the disc controller to read blocks of data. The hard part was taking that raw data and reassembling it into files. DriveSavers has experts at this sort of thing.