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Wed Mar 4 15:07:01 CST 2009
On 4 Mar 2009 at 12:52, Fred Cisin wrote:
> The IBM interpreter, for printing on already punched cards, did not
> attempt to print 80 column! Its input was 80 column cards; its output was
> the same cards, with up to 60 columns of printing.
A 557 could do 80 columns in 2 rows (usually 60/20, but that was
programmable). Another "interesting" feature was that the character
set was very limited. Learning to read a 557 interpreted program
deck with non alphameric characters was an acquired skill.
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