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Re: OT: Computers

I don't understand what you mean.  The CRT is the Cathode Ray Tube.  That's
the monitor. Could you explain?  Or is it one of those kneebone connected to
the legbone things?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2004 10:43 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: Computers

> In a message dated 7/2/04 6:39:29 AM, Chris@widom-assoc.com writes:
> << I started with Fortran 4 or something close to that name while at
> college 1969-72.  We had to punch our own cards. Again the computer took
> up the whole room and was extremely slow. >>
> Chris, that is where I started also.  Deere was a manufacturing leader
> their engineering computer systems.  Fortran was the language as other
> languages were not capable of efficiently handling the huge scientific
formulas.  What
> an advancement when we input to the CRT rather then by cards.
>     Ceres
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