Unusual media ideas (was RE: Vinyl Data- Classic Computers / Indie
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Oct 1 15:24:06 CDT 2008
> I also recall one of the magazines from the early days championing
> computer-readable strips printed in the magazine, similar to a UPC code
> but obviously much longer. Byte? Kilobaud? It's not coming up from
> long-term archive....
There was a barcode reader 'wand' for the HP41 calculator, and later
tHP41 'solution books' (compilations of user-submitted programs came
with barcodes for all the programs in that book so you could scan them in
rather than typing them.
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