Early 360 machines (Was: Front panel switches - what did they do?)
jws at jwsss.com
Thu May 26 00:56:10 CDT 2016
At UMR, for whatever reason they had no carriage control on tape channel
12. If you were a clever (and unpopular) coder you could skip to
channel 12 an accomplish the same thing.
Programming languages in the shop had library overrides to make that a
carriage control (another channel) but assembler programs could do it
On 5/25/2016 5:17 PM, Paul Berger wrote:
> It was always interesting when someone put a carriage control tape on
> backwards or didn't lower the brushes, the first skip would empty the
> box and the paper would be all packed up under the cover.
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