Re: Legendary steampunk computer 'should be built' - programmer • The Register
alexeyt at freeshell.org
Tue Oct 5 16:54:27 CDT 2010
On Tue, 5 Oct 2010, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 5 Oct 2010 at 19:20, Alexey Toptygin wrote:
>> I would also marvel at a reel of punched cards... I thought you
>> usually stack and sheet-feed them. Anyone know what I/O was actually
>> in Babbage's design?
> My guess is the same as used on Jacquard looms:
Whoa, it really is a reel of cards... I'm guessing the bigger holes on the
end are for tractor feed?
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