osdir.com


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Python programming


On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 9:13 AM, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> In article <mailman.6757.1392213333.18130.python-list at python.org>,
>  Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 7:21 PM, ngangsia akumbo <ngangsia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Please i have a silly question to ask.
>> >
>> > How long did it take you to learn how to write programs?
>>
>> My entire life.
>>
>> I started in 1975 when I was 16 - taught myself BASIC and wrote a very
>> crude downhill skiing game. I had dial in access to the mainframe at a
>> local college (my HS math teacher got that for me).
>
> Wow, sounds exactly like my experience.  Probably one of these:
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HP_2000

I think it was a Xerox Sigma:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SDS_Sigma_series