On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Les wrote:
We also had mechanical tape readers, the small hole in the center
the tape was the drive. Small fingers would sense the holes punched in
the tape. 5 level, caps+numbers+a limited number of punctuation marks.
I also helped clean and adjust the teleltypes. Do any of you know what
the "stunt box" is?
The box of holes?
"Those parts of the system that you can hit with a hammer (not advised)
are called Hardware; those program instructions that you can only
curse at are called Software."