Re: text file from Linux to windows.
John Hasler wrote:
IIRC, each card had a sequence number. I don't know if they had
Yes, of course we had sorters. Card sorting machines are much older than
computers: it's what punch cards were invented for. Ask Wikipedia to tell
you about Herman Hollerith. Don't you kids study history?
or this one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punched_card
now for extra credit: which came first, the punched card or paper tape?
(hint: search on Jacquard Loom and Basile Bouchon)