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Wed Aug 10 23:30:58 CDT 2016
On 08/10/2016 08:03 PM, dwight wrote:
> I guess I'm not with the rest. I'd prefer ascii HEX format.
> SIMH may not be around in 50 or 100 years.
50 years ago, ASCII (USASCII) wasn't terribly common, except on 7-level
TTY. A lot of machines used 6-bit codes and IBM's new line of S/360
But I think I've run exactly one emulation on SIMH--IBM 1620--and it
didn't involve tape.
I chose the SIMH .TAP format because it was formally documented. I
include a copy of the document with every tape job.
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