[nSLUG] Cleaning out my desk...

K kdborg at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 12:05:07 AST 2007


I always wanted to try programming with punch cards.  I guess that
makes me one of the crazy youngsters.

Kirk Brown
kdborg at gmail.com


On Nov 10, 2007 6:49 PM, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2007 4:36 PM, Jeff Warnica <jeff at coherentnetworksolutions.com> wrote:
>
> > ..... How far we have come.
>
> Yes indeed!  I have a slice of core memory on the wall of my office --
> you can count the bits with the naked eye!    I should have kept a
> punched card -- youngsters today don't grok Fortran fixed-form source
> format and it would be easier to explain if I could illustrate using a
> punched card.
>
> --
> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
>
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