Real Old School Programming

Jim Isbell, W5JAI jim.isbell at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 14:49:00 CST 2005


They had a trained monkey of the first 20 also...#8-)  20 switches was
for two 10 bit words.

On 12/31/05, woodelf <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca> wrote:
> Gary Sparkes wrote:
>
> >On 12/31/05 3:25 PM, "Jim Isbell, W5JAI" <jim.isbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>Well, using a key punch was a sissy add on that came later.  In the
> >>beginning we moved wire jumpers from here to there and then later in
> >>the NEW age, we flipped 20 switches up or down then pressed a
> >>"deposit" button.  Key punches were for sissy's.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Only 20?
> >
> >
> They had a trained monkey for the other 16 switches. :)
>
>


--
Jim Isbell
"If you are not living on the edge, well then,
you are just taking up too much space."




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