Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/03/21

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Subject: [Leica] First computer
From: jbm at (Jeff Moore)
Date: Wed Mar 21 19:08:27 2007
References: <> <005d01c76b1e$62c495f0$6101a8c0@jimnichols> <> <>

2007-03-20-15:22:13 Brian Reid:
> Speaking of early computers, today's NYT carried the obit of one of the 
> greats of the early days of computing, John Backus.

Dude.  He was the B in BNF!  It's the fault of his team that I ever had
to hear about "Hollerith codes"!

Thanks for posting that, I probably would've missed it.

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