Origin of 'Straight 8' name

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Fri Dec 21 12:10:54 CST 2018

On 12/21/18 10:03 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:

> "Straight-8" seems to be a fairly modern name coming from collectors
> I never heard it called that before then.

Anyone feel like doing a alt.sys.pdp-8 search for it by date?

I don't feel like going down the rathole of trying to find a way to
search Usenet by date right now.

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