RE: Back to the Dark Ages.

Subject: RE: Back to the Dark Ages.
From: jgarison -at- ide -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 10:46:30 -0400


You didn't learn the trick about drawing a diagonal line in magic marker
from corner to corner? It saved me when *I* dropped the deck!

-----Original Message-----
From: Meg Halter [mailto:aiki4us -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 8:21 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: Back to the Dark Ages.




--- "Haas, Guy" <ghaas -at- selectica -dot- com> wrote:
>
> In my first professional programming job out of college, I was
> doing
> conversion of Fortran IV programs from the IBM 7044 / 7094
> systems to the
> spiffy, new IBM S/360. The programs were on 80-column punch
> cards.
>
Who hoo that brings back memories.... like the day I slipped and
fell. My box of cards left the box and landed on the ground in
an interesting patterns. And no, they weren't numbered in the
outer columns. Not a good moment at the time, but one I chuckle
over in hindsight. Yes. It's much better in hindsight.

-- Meg


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