Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: One of those annoying "Which would you choose"posts....
From: "A.H.SCHMIDT" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 08:57:16 +1100
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Brougham wrote:

> Doug Herr <> wrote:
> > Try assembly language and see what real programming is all about.
> Assembly is for wimps!  Why, I used to just use 1s and 0s, and we
> didn't even have 1s.  Had to user lowercase Ls!
> (Don't you really wish for a good scotch or bicycle thread right about
> now?)

Brougham, what luxury, h and l's  . I used a bank of 8 toggle switches and
a transfer button. The first processor used was the Intel 8008 on a test
board.  One switch set wrong and you had to start from the beginning

Bad old days.

Regards, Horst Schmidt