1" paper tape buy ?

Paul Koning Paul_Koning at Dell.com
Thu Feb 26 16:50:27 CST 2009


>>>>> "John" == John Floren <slawmaster at gmail.com> writes:

 John> I thought 80-column cards were 80 bytes? One byte per column? 
 John> I've never actually used them, so if somebody could explain to
 John> me that would be interesting.

Yes, they are, if you use the full binary code.  That exists but it
isn't often seen.  I do remember some IBM 360 binary card decks,
though.

You could even do 12 bits per column if the card punch being used is
forgiving. 

	   paul




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