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Re: Is my card reader supported?

On Wed, 2005-07-20 at 14:33 -0400, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 11:42:50AM -0600, Glenn English wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-07-19 at 18:30 +0200, Joachim Fahnenmueller wrote:
> Hi Glen,
> IIRC when I went the UB in 1985, I learned USCD pascal on a CDC 6000
> although we used terminals like hazelton and VT200? and had an advanced
> single line text editor and then (gasp) a full screen editor (fse)!
> Yipes the old days!

Rule #1 back then (1984, when CompSci I was FORTRAN 77 on cards, 
to weed out the non-dedicated) was to make friends with the guy 
who had the Apple II & the Hayes Smartmodem 300.

Since the (ancient, even by those standards) Burroughs terminals 
were block-oriented, the ASCII serial interface only allowed a
single line text editor, too.  Better than punching cards, though.

And you could play Zork when you were done...

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

"There are no friends at cards or world politics."
Finley Peter Dunne

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