[TUHS] Teletype simulator?
dave at horsfall.org
Fri Mar 25 22:54:52 AEST 2016
On Thu, 24 Mar 2016, scj at yaccman.com wrote:
> The other TTY story that surfaced happened to Dennis. He had one of the
> last model 37's as his home terminal, and it was getting quirky. The
> vibration of the mechanism occasionally caused a blank space to be
> generated that he hadn't typed. In those days, it was common to delete
> the .o files after compiling because disc space was precious. So Dennis
> typed "rm *.o" and Unix replied ".o not found".
Ah; an oldie but a goodie... And who hasn't done that? To this day, I
still check the "rm ..." command before hitting CR, 30 or so years later.
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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