Altair32 Emulator "Easter Egg" idea
chenmel at earthlink.net
Sat Mar 5 09:16:48 CST 2005
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 08:59:55 -0500 (EST)
William Donzelli <aw288 at osfn.org> wrote:
> > That machine also had a very nice Calcomp plotter. I miss plotters.
> I thik one of the old HP plotters would "sing" a song using the
> motors, given the proper power up sequence.
When my father (an IBM employee) brought home an IBM 5100 on the
weekends back in about 1975, there was a program that drove the line
printer to play an extended version of the William Tell Overture. This
was an IBM program, though probably not 'official', that almost
certainly was written by someone at IBM.
I think it was written in BASIC since all it was was a series of PRINT
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