[CentOS] Re: Curmudgeoning (was Re: Problems with writing Dual
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?
> 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,
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.
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