Noirin Plunkett wrote:
> Actually, the first computer I had wouldn't boot *without* a floppy in
> the drive - and I hadn't even gotten my Junior Cert at the turn of the
> century, so I'm likely rather more of a newcomer to these "computer"
> things than Kae's colleague =)
The first computer I ever put two lines of code into had two five and a
quarter drives in it.
For its time it was really high tech and could read all the way to 720k
on each floppy, however most of the media we had was 360k. This Linux
stuff did not exist and DOS was something new.
It ran CP/M and had 128kb of RAM. Green on green screens and keys that
had a clacking sound an IBM model M would have been proud of.
Languages of the day, Cobol, RPGII and basic.
Wordstar might have been on it and we had fun ... ahh well where is my
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