Know any Fortran programmers who need a more interesting job?
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Fri Oct 30 11:55:35 CDT 2015
On 10/30/2015 10:38 AM, Jerome H. Fine wrote:
> There was no operating system, just a batch stream of one job at a
> time. All I/O was via a 1401 for both input and output.
IBSYS and/or FMS don't qualify as operating systems? The usage of the
1401 to do unit record I/O was the original application of the term
"SPOOL". Many use the term today, uncapitalized, without realizing that
it's an acronym.
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