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:
>> 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.
>> (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
Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd