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Re: CR/LF problems after upgrade
On Thu, 18 Jan 2007, Cary Jamison wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
> > On 18 January 2007 08:48, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> You saplings. In my first microcomputer course we only had 8-bit
> >> boards with a hex keyboard and a 2 digit LED display. Every program
> >> which result you can't display within 2 hex digits is a waste of
> >> electrons.
> > These guys are talking punched cards and KSRs and you had your own
> > personal single-board microcomputer? And you think that makes you
> > older?
> > ASR-33 = 1963
> > KIM-1 = 1975
> > Whippersnapper!
> > cheers,
> > DaveK
> Yea, what he said!
> I used to have memorized the binary codes to toggle in the front panel
> of a PDP-8 the bootstrapper for the paper tape reader attached to the
> side of the KSR. Then you could load in your real program.
Ah, PDP-8... Now, there was an architecture. Of course, 8 stood for the
number of opcodes, didn't it? 3-bit opcodes, 12-bit words. Yay!
> Of course, toggling in the program to make the lights go round and round
> was more entertaining! 12-bit words, never did figure out the reasoning
> behind that!
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