[TUHS] Determining what was on a tape back in the day

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Nov 19 08:37:21 AEST 2017

On Sat, 18 Nov 2017, Don Hopkins wrote:


> Chalk one up for DEC and BASIC. What other programming languages support 
> that feature, huh? 

You could probably do it in APL; you could do damned well everything else 
after all...[*]

> LISTREVERSE and LISTNHREVERSE print the contents of the user's memory 
> area in order of descending line numbers. LISTREVERSE precedes the 
> output with a heading, LISTNHREVERSE eliminates the heading.

Why on earth would you want to?

And the novice asked the master: "Master, does EMACS have the Buddha 
nature?"  The master thought for a while, and replied: "I don't see why 
not; it bloody well has everything else in it."

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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