[rescue] Entertaining printers (was: Memory usage (was Re: Needed: Older laptops)

Thog of Cave People thog at thogscave.net
Thu Jul 5 00:36:07 CDT 2007

On Jul 4, 2007, at 11:25 PM, Scott Quinn wrote:

> We had wide-carriage printers and green bar paper in the terminal lab
> when I started in college, in 1997. Things went downhill from there,

When I started college in '86, we were doing FORTRAN on a Prime  
running Primos.  Printing was done on a band printer, and if you've  
never experienced the sound of one breaking, you've missed something  
very scary and entertaining at the same time. :-)


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