Digital archaeology of the microcomputer, 1974-1994
jrkeys at concentric.net
Thu Jan 18 19:20:43 CST 2007
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From: "Sridhar Ayengar" <ploopster at gmail.com>
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Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 1:09 PM
Subject: Re: Digital archaeology of the microcomputer, 1974-1994
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> If someone offered me an 026 keypunch, I don't know that I'd be eager to
>> take it in, even though it probably has the same place in my mind that a
>> terminal does in yours. What would I do with it? The hardware that used
>> cards for I/O is long gone. It's sort of like having a victrola with no
>> records to play.
> Do me a favor. If you get offered an 026 keypunch, let me have it. 8-)
> I still have hardware that can use cards.
> Peace... Sridhar
Well that makes the 10 punches I have now trash I guess? Since they can run
without having a computer I still enjoy playing on them. Most who see them
remember the days in school that they sat at one.
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