Re: Terminal Graphics Draft 2

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Fri Oct 09 1998 - 13:21:38 EDT

Frank wrote:

> (Really. Nothing ever quite disappears. I have heard of a payroll system
> that was originally written in the early 1960s for an IBM ... OK, I forget
> the exact model number -- 1104 or something like that. When that machine
> was replaced by a 7094 (?), the same payroll system ran under an 1104
> emulator. When the 7094 was replaced by a 360, it still ran on the 1104
> emulator, which itself ran on a 7094 emulator. And so on and so on, legend
> has it, to this day.)

Somewhat orthogonally, many of these old dinosaurs are about to be
cleared away by the asteroid known as Y2K on its way to impact.


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