Re: Time Erases All
On 09/17/2018 05:26 PM, Sailfish wrote:
My bloviated meandering follows what Wolf K graced us with on 9/17/2018
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...
Yep, MFT gave way to MVS and life was good ... until the tech dropped
the card box and one neglected to resequence them or draw the diagonal
line across the top with Mark-A-Lot. Then, on finding out, all
surrounding sound ceased and, for a split second, so did life :-)
OTOH, telling a friend "Here, I picked up your card deck while I was
OHSHIT..." with a box of random cards was always pleasant.
"They redundantly repeated themselves over and over again
incessantly without end ad infinitum" -- ibid.
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