Real Old School Programming (was: Re: Where to buy a Selectric?)

Gary Sparkes mokuba at
Fri Dec 30 19:09:16 CST 2005

On 12/30/05 12:26 PM, "Dave Dunfield" <dave04a at> wrote:

>> At least, that's what I remember it is, and an abend dump is like a core
>> dump or crash dump on your modern system.
> It is - and if you don't know why it's called a "dump" you've never had to
> wade through one :-)

Punch card dump or printout? :)

I've got an abend dump on punch cards stored in a few boxes in the basment
for novelty value...

The novelty that 
A.) it took 3 boxes and
B.) they did it on punch cards :)

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