[Coco] obscure programming languages was Re: books
msmcdoug at iinet.net.au
Fri Nov 30 22:42:33 EST 2007
jdaggett at gate.net wrote:
> Try h aving to learn PL3 for a Computer in Management Course in 1971.
> Had to use IBM punch cards and ru nit on an IBM370. Get two or more
> cards out of order of about 250 cards and that is a pain in the royal to
I seriously missed punched cards by just 1 or 2 years at uni - thank
goodness! I knew someone a few years ahead of me in my course who did use
I did, however, use a 370 in my 1st job out of uni. Even started the
self-taught assembler course... then ditched mainframe administration for PC
development shortly after. Now of course I'm twiddling bits in FPGAs...
perhaps I need to become a semiconductor physicist next! ;)
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