Re: what is the data dictionary?

  • From: Bill Ferguson <wbfergus@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: TESTAJ3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 07:57:24 -0600

You young whipper-snappers!

By cracky, I remember having to start on an old Osborne 1 'sewing machine'
computer. Z-80 (8 bit) processor, 16kb of RAM, 62 column screen (had to
scroll the screen to read a whole line), and 72KB single-sided floppies.

I was in heaven when some bright, enterprising soul discovered that we could
simply flip the floppies over cut a new read-write notch on the other side
and cut my floppy consumption in half!


-- Bill Ferguson

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 6:45 AM, <TESTAJ3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I had 2 of those, never ran oracle on them though, ran dos and coherent(old
> flavor of unix that would run on a 80286).  Had the math co-processor,
> 80287, made spreadsheet run quicker :)
> joe

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