File recovery help needed (Alabama)
cisin at xenosoft.com
Thu Jun 22 21:18:03 CDT 2017
>> I was contacted by a faculty member at the University of Alabama
>> (Tuscaloosa) who is looking for help in recovering files from some
>> 5-1/4" diskettes. The diskettes are from the 1989-1892 time frame...
On Thu, 22 Jun 2017, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> An eyewitness account of the Second Franco-Dahomean War?
1892 would probably not be 5.25" disks.
Probably a Hollerith code, since that was 2 years into the census.
round holes, 12 rows, 24 columns, 3" x 5.5"
(later, they went to 3.25" x 7.375")
That was all before my time, so I have to rely on accounts by others.
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