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Re: Chown ???



psmith wrote:
> James Kosin wrote:
>> Rick Stevens wrote:
>>  
>>> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>>    
>>>> On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 11:19 -0400, Jim wrote:
>>>>      
>>>>> Rick Stevens wrote:
>>>>>        
>>>>>> Jim wrote:
>>>>>>          
>>>>>>> Rick Stevens wrote:
>>>>>>>            
>>>>>>>> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>>>>>>>              
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 15:27 +0000, g wrote:
>>>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>>>>> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>                  
>>>>>>>>>>> ttys
>>>>>>>>>>>                     
>>>>>>>>>> 'b-'. you did not answer which model and usage of paper. :)
>>>>>>>>>>                   
>>>>>>>>> asr33, paper scroll :-)
>>>>>>>>>                 
>>>>>>>> ASR33s also had the paper tape punch and reader.  KSR33s did
>>>>>>>> not. I had both hooked up to my Altair 8800 back in '77 via 110
>>>>>>>> baud,
>>>>>>>> 20mA current
>>>>>>>> loop serial interfaces.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Ah, memories!
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>               
>>>>>>> ASR33 on  a Altair, that far back, You must be at least 100,
>>>>>>>             
>>>>>> Smart*ss!  Nah, I was in college (sophmore).
>>>>>>
>>>>>>          
>>>>>>> I started out on a RCA 1802 8 bit and I still have it.  I modified
>>>>>>> it to
>>>>>>> work on S100 bus so I could get more memory , 64k , man you were
>>>>>>> top dog with that kind of memory.
>>>>>>>             
>>>>>> Only had 56K (seven 8KB RAM cards) and a nice 8K EPROM board (had
>>>>>> 1702A
>>>>>> PROMS on it) holding a monitor program.
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>>>>> I don't think anything has had a fast pace change like the Computer.
>>>>> Then you had to really get into the nuts and bolts of a computer to
>>>>> get one working.
>>>>> I also still have a dual 8" floppy drive that was big back then.
>>>>> I can remember when the 3 1/2, 1.4mb floppy first came boy did that
>>>>> make a big difference.
>>>>>         
>>>> Dear me, all you youngsters prattling on about these new-fangled
>>>> "microprocessors". The first system I managed was a PDP-11/45.
>>>>       
>>> Got ya beat.  First managed a Univac (can't recall the model), moved to
>>> an S/360, Burroughs Medium System 12, Xerox Sigma 7, DG Nova 2/10, DEC
>>> PDP-8, PDP-11/45 and VAX 11/785, THEN got the Altairs and IMSAIs (and
>>> Amigas and clones and lions and tigers and bears, oh my!).
>>>
>>> And now, back to the real topic.  (What was it again? I forget...)
>>> -- Rick
>>>
>>>     
>> I'm enjoying all this reminiscing about old times.
>> When I was younger (a teen ager), my father bought our first computer.
>> A "Tandy Radio Shack Model I" computer.  It came with 8k of memory and a
>> tape device to save and load programs.  When available my father bought
>> the upgrades to expand to 64k of memory and several floppy drives.
>>
>> I learned how to program and write in BASIC and Assembly language for
>> the 8080...
>>
>> James
>>
>>   
> my first computer was a spektrum 48k, it used a casette tape for storage
> and had great games like jet set willy and saboteur, we also used one at
> primary school where i started to learn to program spektrum basic, the
> first ever program being
> 
> 10 print "phil is cool"
> 20 goto 10
> run
> 
> lol, and we also learned logo with the edinburgh turtle that used was to
> plot drawings on the floor that you had programmed in. so obviously i'm
> not as old as some of you but i' ve still been around a bit lol :D
> 
> phil
> 
I still remember the turtle programming language.  It was cool.
James

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