Ancient 8086/80286 unixes?
hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Mon Sep 17 17:56:59 CDT 2007
John Foust wrote:
> At 04:48 PM 9/17/2007, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> >... there was that attempt (late 70's?) by Byte or Kilobaud to establish a
> >bar-code-type standard to print bit-streams of code/data in the magazine that
> >users/readers would read into their computer with a wand.
> Which this list has discussed many times before.
> When are we going to create a definitive Wiki for our obscure topics?
> doesn't say much.
Sorry, kind of thought it had been discussed previously. I could well be wrong
but I'm not sure the Cauzin Softstrip is what I'm recalling though - the refs
linked on wiki refer to CS being 1985, I think there was something being
discussed or proposed by one of the mags years earlier, more in the
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