Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
Philip Newton
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Exploring a little of alt.folklore.computers after I found those articles about Dr. Dobb's Journal was interesting. I read a couple of threads in their entirety and all posts by Dennis Ritchie and /BAH (jmfbahciv at aol.com) -- when I could still read Usenet at work (before the firewall blocked that port), alt.folklore.computers was one of the newsgroups I read there and I had Watched /BAH after seeing that she wrote a fairly large number of posts with interesting information about how things were "back then". I'm not sure exactly what she did but I think it was at DEC.

Interesting to read experiences people had with old line printers, IBM machines and terminals I'd never heard of, and so on.
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