[CentOS] Re: Curmudgeoning (was Re: Problems with writing Dual Layer DVD)

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Fri Aug 29 12:58:16 UTC 2008


On Thu, 28 Aug 2008, Robert wrote:

> We might be entering "first liar don't have a chance" 
> territory here.  Do you remember where you were when Kennedy 
> was shot?

sadly, yes

> I was in the last Ramac 305 class ever held, on 
> lunch break and had watched the motorcade pass from a 
> lunchroom window.  Needless to say, we didn't talk about 
> triggers, cathode followers or "bit carries" (deliver me!) 
> in class that afternoon. It has been an interesting trip, 
> eh?

Reading closely the rest of the thread, I 'programmed' 
plugboards on 5xx series unit record machines, ran 026, 027, 
and 029's; ran the 13 pocket sorter; later wrote tape and 
print spooling deivers for our 1401, and all that.  I don't 
miss them either.

you win  ;)  -- I don't want to be older, and in my head, I'm 
still in my twenties.

- R


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