The value of assembler language programmers [was RE: Algol vs Fortran was RE: VHDL vs Verilog]
arcbe2001 at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 12 11:07:11 CST 2010
I worked on one of these systems 400 words IAS , magnet drum, and 4 tape decks .Programming was MPL. We would use a card sorter (off-line) to save on sort time for a tape sort/merge process.
--- On Fri, 2/12/10, Pete Edwards <stimpy.u.idiot at gmail.com> wrote:
From: Pete Edwards <stimpy.u.idiot at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: The value of assembler language programmers [was RE: Algol vs Fortran was RE: VHDL vs Verilog]
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Date: Friday, February 12, 2010, 10:59 AM
On 12 February 2010 08:00, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Feb 10, 2010, at 3:15 PM, Roger Holmes wrote:
>> the BBC web site. Oh and a couple of weeks ago I posted an old video of it
>> on U-Tube if anyone is interested the URL is
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsBPuUJPvKg or just Google ICT 1301 and
>> select video. I hope to post a better one later in the year.
> Man oh MAN that's a beautiful machine.
Seconded! That's an awesome piece of kit Roger.
I *especially* like the Forbidden Planet noises at the end.
What is that audio signal derived from?
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