gmane at auxbuss.com
Mon Apr 13 13:23:50 UTC 2009
Lindsay Mathieson said...
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 07:34:48 pm marc wrote:
> > Ah, the Four Yorkshiremen approach.
> Heh! When I were a lad we wove our own punched cards from flax in the snow
> uphill on the way to coal mine and were grateful for the opportunity!
> nb. I actually learnt to code using punched cards. We had to mail them to the
> nearest data processing center in Invercargill (New Zealand). Turn around for
> bugs was three days :)
Yup, been there. And I'm still in my 40s. We were usually guaranteed one
compile a day, though. Two if you really got to know the ops. And now my
IDE finds compile errors as I type... while doing a zillion other things
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