Paul Johnson paul at
Thu Jan 11 13:58:44 GMT 2007

On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 01:27:02PM -0000, Robin Barker wrote:

> When I was 11 we could submit jobs to a mainframe at the polytechnic in
> the next town: submitted as listings written on lined (squared?) paper.
> There was a one-week edit-run-debug cycle.

Ooh - I was able to do that too, but the polytechnic was in the /same/
town, which may well have reduced the edit-run-debug cycle by up to a

Paul Johnson - paul at

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