Peter Hickman peter.hickman at
Thu Jan 11 14:23:57 GMT 2007

David Cantrell wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 01:27:02PM -0000, Robin Barker wrote:
>> There was a one-week edit-run-debug cycle.
> And the code was of infinitely better quality than anything written
> these days?
Only in the sense that it was so laborious that you wrote less code and 
therefore less bugs.

We used to splice five track tape! Much faster turnaround and plenty of 
chaff to play with when someone got married.

Peter Hickman.

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