You mean before FORTRAN 77 of course?
On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 23:50 -0400, mjwestkamper wrote:
Ever hear of:
a IBM 1401
an IBM 7090
Richard England wrote:
> Tim 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
>> 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....