Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Sun Jul 11 17:24:50 UTC 2021

On Sun, 11 Jul 2021 11:23:19 -0500
Tim Daneliuk via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions at> wrote:

> On July 11, 2021 10:39:18 AM "
> >
> > <mutter>yooferterday dunno how easy they have it</mutter>
> >
> > --
> > Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>
>  Entitled lot, aren't they... I remember when we didn't have 1s and 0s.  
> Had to make do with ells and ohs...

	There was a big box of zeroes under the paper tape punch of the
teletype I first learned to program with. Every time you punched a zero
shard out it left a one hole in the tape.

	Some people learned the hard way that the zeroes made terrible
confetti - paper cuts!

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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