Real Old School Programming (was: Re: Where to buy a Selectric?)

Stan Barr stanb at
Sat Dec 31 03:02:51 CST 2005


Chuck Guzis said:

> One survival skill in programming was learning to block print legibly and
> quickly.  Lines through zeroes 

In some places it was a line through the letter O.  Mostly in Europe I think,
we certainly did that as it was taught that way in ICL course material.

Stan Barr  stanb at

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