[tpm] [u-u] Return to the past. Re: Alarming Development

Alex Mackinnon alexmac131 at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 16 09:56:45 PDT 2008

Lovely topic, but could all  insert some perl code to keep it on topic for the list :)
print "hello world\n";;
> Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 23:14:48 -0400> From: talexb at gmail.com> To: tpm at to.pm.org> Subject: Re: [tpm] [u-u] Return to the past. Re: Alarming Development> > On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:45 PM, <arocker at vex.net> wrote:> >> Is burning PROMs by hand before or after punch cards?> >>> > Definitely after. Proms started with as much memory as early machines had> > in total.> > Yup -- when my Dad would take my downtown to his office once in a> while, he'd set me up with a punch card machine. One time in the> mid-60s I made up cards for every student in my Grade 3 class, as well> as the teacher, Mrs. Martini.> > I didn't get introduced to PROMs until the mid-70s, and EPROMs (erased> with the magic UV light) in the late 70's.> > toronto-pm mailing list> toronto-pm at pm.org> http://mail.pm.org/mailman/listinfo/toronto-pm

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