ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Wed Aug 30 20:06:35 CDT 2006
>Subject: Re: Octal
> From: woodelf <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca>
> Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 18:09:59 -0600
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> It's very useful for counting whilst hanging by your thumbs.
>I need my thumbs to grab bannanas, I hang by my toes. :)
>Did any of the classic computers display in octal 0-7
>rather than 3 lights per digit? Also what was the display
Heath H8 and the Godbout front pannel. Display was 7segment LED.
I'm sure some of the SBCs also used similar displays (in octal).
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