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Even Older Man Yells At Whippersnappers


On 19/09/17 17:52, justin walters wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 9:12 AM, Rhodri James <rhodri at kynesim.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> <yorkshireman>
>> Eh, my school never 'ad an electronics class, nor a computer neither. Made
>> programming a bit tricky; we 'ad to write programs on a form and send 'em
>> off to next county.  None of this new-fangled VHDL neither, we 'ad to do
>> our simulations with paper and pencil.
>> </yorkshireman>
>>
>> (All true, as it happens.  My school acquired a computer (just the one: a
>> NorthStar Horizon) in my O-Level year, but before that we really did have
>> to send programs off to Worcester where someone would laboriously type them
>> in for you.  A week later you got a print out of the results and a roll of
>> paper tape with your program on it.)
> 
> What happened if there was a bug? Did you have to re-send it?
> 

Yes.  We proofread our little programs very carefully after the first 
bug :-)

-- 
Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd