RE: old school

Subject: RE: old school
From: Melissa Nelson <melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: Jodie Gilmore <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 14:20:56 -0400

> And as far as 8-tracks and songs go, I don't think lions live in the jungle> - they live on the savannah.

The lion may not have lived in the Jungle...but he slept in the mighty jungle...well for at least one night..."in the jungle, the mighty jungle the lion sleeps tonight" He could have got up the next morning and went back to the savannah.

Melissa














> From: jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Subject: RE: old school> Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 11:13:28 -0700> > Let's not forget scalpels and "mac-tac"! I used to do complicated math> equations using these, for my then boyfriend - now husband. Pages and pages> of them! I sure appreciated MathType when it came along!!> > And as far as 8-tracks and songs go, I don't think lions live in the jungle> - they live on the savannah. > > We had specialized HP and DEC computer terminals at Boeing when I worked> there, with keyboards that had odd, airplane-related characters/symbols on> them. And I have (not so) fond memories of MVS, TSO, VAX, and CMS!!> > I first learned to code in Basic on a PC in 1981, and when I worked at> Microsoft, they were still pals with Apple and Macintosh (I worked on the> red "Macintosh book" published by Microsoft Press in about 1984). And I was> using a non-wysiwyg version of Word - remember the orange and green colored> type on the black screens? EEK!> > And yes - to the person who mentioned C-Script -- I never did figure out> what was so unique and wonderful about HTML when it came out, since I had> been using a modified version of IBM's Waterloo Script and VMS's markup> language for years, where you started paragraphs with a code like /p and> ended them with \p (I forget the exact syntax - but I do remember marking up> chapters for indexing was a real pain!!)> > What will we be using in another 20 years?!> __________________________________> Jodie Gilmore> Fulcrum Communications, LLC> Washougal, WA> www.fulcrumcomm.com > > > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^> > Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or > printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007 > Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.> http://www.DocToHelp.com/TechwrlList> > True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.> Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical> documentation. Boost your productivity! http://www.helpandmanual.com> > ---> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com -dot- > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/melmis36%40hotmail.com> > > To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit> http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.>
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Re: old school: From: ActionA
RE: old school: From: Lauren
Re: old school: From: Suzette Leeming
RE: old school: From: Sam Beard
Re: old school: From: Suzette Leeming
RE: old school: From: Jodie Gilmore

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