Ever hear of:
a IBM 1401
an IBM 7090
Richard England wrote:
>>> have the CPU op-code cheat sheet in the coat pocket... ;-)
>> I memorized it and threw it away. Does that mean I fail the test?
> If you code in pen and ink before even going near the computer, that
> Back when I were a lad, we didn't use no debugger. We'd print the code,
> and attack the printout with pencils out to mark all the bugs and
> corrections, then type the changes back in.
> Tim, waiting for one of the old codgers to tell us a tale of how they
> had to make the valves and warm them up before starting... ;-)
I understand they warmed them in their arm pits to save on electricity
since it was only on for 5 hours a day....