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Re: How old are Emacs users?

From: Gian Uberto Lauri
Subject: Re: How old are Emacs users?
Date: Thu, 3 May 2007 12:01:09 -0400

>>>>> "HH" == Harald Hanche-Olsen <address@hidden> writes:

HH> Well, there was no ascii.  Each column had room for 12 holes being
HH> from top to bottom +, -, and the digits 9-0 (in the /unlikely/
HH> event that I remember this correctly).  To punch several holes in
HH> one column, you could just put a thumb on the card so it wouldn't
HH> advance, and punch away.

If it was the IBM one,  there where characters represented by a double
hole if I remember it correctly...

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