Full immersion emulation
Stefan Skoglund (lokal användare)
stefan.skoglund at agj.net
Wed Mar 1 17:01:51 CST 2017
ons 2017-03-01 klockan 16:29 -0400 skrev Paul Berger via cctalk:
> On 2017-03-01 3:39 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> > On 03/01/2017 11:14 AM, Charles Anthony via cctalk wrote:
> >> Part of the iconic mainframe experience is the cold room sounds; for early
> >> Multics installations (and other systems) the sound of the Selectric
> >> operator's console.
> > There is no way that I'd wish anyone would have to put up with the 80+
> > dB "white noise" of fans and vacuum pumps (tape drives), not to mention
> > the scream of a train printer working or a high speed card punch or the
> > clatter of a high-speed card reader.
> .... or the wailing of the operator when he realizes he put the carriage
> control tape on backwards of did not put down the brushes, its amazing
> how much paper you can stuff under the cover of a 1403....
The classic thing is discovering due to the printer's howl that all the
requirements for one of the batch jobs wasn't done....
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