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From Geoff Howard <coc...@leverageweb.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Re: [Kernel2.2] Comments
Date Wed, 31 Mar 2004 23:43:00 GMT
Hunsberger, Peter wrote:

> Pier Fumagalli <pier@betaversion.org> writes:
> 
> 
>>On 31 Mar 2004, at 21:39, Hunsberger, Peter wrote:
>>
>>
>>>My assembler exposure (many years of OS maintenance) was 
>>
>>the IBM 370 
>>
>>>(latter 390) variant, more registers, but basically the 
>>
>>same kind of 
>>
>>>muckity muck with the addition of channel programming; IO that 
>>>modifies IO
>>
>>I feel so old...  I've coded on the S/36 in the mid 80s :-(
>>They were good as office-heaters, though!
>>
> 
> 
> Heck, you're a young pup. S/34 and S/36 (and maybe even S/32) where all
> after IBM 360 and 370.  The first IBM 360 I worked with you could stand
> inside.... (I should have written my first real ASM -- outside of a
> machine language class -- was IBM 360.)

Ok, you guys.  Quit banging on your chests and get back to work. :P

By the way, I used to work with Charles Babbage...

Geoff

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