[LMB] OT: Keypunch questionnaire

Patricia A. Swan zafaran at sff.net
Fri, 31 Oct 2003 21:03:45 -0500


At 09:06 AM 10/31/2003 -0500, Timothy Neumann wrote:
>All right, show of hands:
>
>How many of you have ever keypunched in your life?

Me for a Fortran class at Uni.  My first computer classes were in 1973, 
but I didn't own a computer until 1984.

>Okay, how many of you have ever Programmed a keypunch?

Not me.

>And finally, how many of you have randomized a punched deck?  [aka
>"dropped"]

Thankfully no.


>Oh for the good ole days!
>
>Tim N.

Somedays when Windows is being a pest, I still sit here an contemplate 
pulling my Kaypro with dual 400k floppies running CP/M off the storage 
porch and using it.  Still worked last time I tried it.

Pat



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