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From: dave at horsfall.org (Dave Horsfall)
Subject: [COFF] Quote from Wilkes
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2021 08:06:33 +1100 (EST)
Message-ID: <alpine.BSF.2.21.9999.2103070800260.99507@aneurin.horsfall.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <60413632.9060500@gmail.com>

On Thu, 4 Mar 2021, Nemo Nusquam wrote:

> I am currently reading "Memoirs of a Computer Pioneer" by Maurice 
> Wilkes, MIT press.  The following text from p. 145 may amuse readers.

[...]

You were lucky!  Back in my Uni days (punched cards on the 029) we only 
had the overnight batch run on the 360/50, so we quickly learned to code 
properly lest the output be returned with the dreaded "syntax error".

-- Dave


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