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Re: joke (was: Changes for emacs 28)

From: tomas
Subject: Re: joke (was: Changes for emacs 28)
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2020 09:28:50 +0200
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On Tue, Sep 08, 2020 at 03:54:03AM +0000, andres.ramirez wrote:
> >>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:
>     >> I developed the first Emacs in Babylon in -1765.
>     Stefan> And according to Moore's law, the typical density of chips back 
> then was a teeny tiny
>     Stefan> fraction of transistor.
> RMS: in what machine did you coded it? ;)

It must have been a one-bit, one-operation machine. The hardware must
have been a giant slab of sandstone.

OTOH, Babylonians are known for their love of sexagesimal; this leaves
us with a tough conundrum to solve.

-- t

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