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GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life Pinmembermla15410-Jan-13 7:24 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberMember 460889812-Jan-13 22:52 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberRoger Wright10-Jan-13 7:12 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberGary Wheeler10-Jan-13 8:11 
Roger Wright wrote:
entering them with 8 toggle switches
Ah, the good old days.
 
I did that on a PDP-11/05 at school. The machine had an 80 word bootstrap that was fairly easy to wipe by accident, so you had to fat-finger it in via the front panel switches. I only had to do it once or twice, and it took me a few minutes. Reportedly there was a guy who could do it in less than 60 seconds. If you think about it, though, that implied if you became practiced at it, your code was pretty bad to create the problem in the first place.
Software Zen: delete this;

GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberRoger Wright10-Jan-13 8:26 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberGary Wheeler10-Jan-13 8:35 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberRoger Wright10-Jan-13 9:49 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberGary Wheeler10-Jan-13 10:16 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberRoger Wright10-Jan-13 10:35 
GeneralRe: The first descent code I wrote in my life PinmemberMathlab10-Jan-13 7:15 

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