Re: Time Erases All
- Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:48:02 -0400
- From: Wolf K <wolfmac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Time Erases All
On 2018-09-17 11:56, Sailfish wrote:
*What kind of computer were you working on* ?
Well, in middle school ... I grew up in Texas but in middle school I
went to, we moved to Holland for two years and I went to the American
School at the Hague and they had a PDP 11 in a room in the corner.
*I don’t know the PDP 11* .
It’s a mini computer. This was right before, right about the time Apple
IIs came out.
*I remember the Commodore Pet* .
I shudder to think of the quizzical response if he'd mentioned IBM 360.
egads, I'm old.
Me done IBM 360... An evening class "interest" course, which began with
binary code, then alphanumeric. We wrote the code, filled in little
boxes on cards, took the stack of cards to the tech, and waited...
It's called an "opinion" because it's not a fact.
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