does any read punch cards anymore?
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Fri Aug 26 03:56:41 CDT 2005
On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Brad Parker wrote:
> Remember punchcards?
Why just remember? We're using them on our IBM 1130 and IBM 029 in our
> Does anyone read them these days?
> I'm just curious if anyone does, and if they do, how they do it.
Of course, reading them on the IBM 1442 reader and transfering them to a
Unix machine is no problem. We've attached a parallel to RS232 converter
to the IBM paper tape punch so we can read the cards and virtually "punch"
them to a modern Unix machine, both EBCDIC and binary cards.
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