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Stefano Lanzavecchia wrote:
Good point. In fact, forget about these newfangled computer screens. To program APL you will need an IBM selectric terminal with your own APL typeball. Now THAT was programming :-)

I noticed the smiley... Nevertheless I'll have to chime in... How happens
that I and 15 of my colleagues program daily in APL without feeling the need
for an IBM selectric terminal with our own typeball? ;) APL has moved a long
way since...

Ha! Computer screens. Why I remember when we didn't have computer screens or keeeyboards. We had to chisel our code on stone tablets, walk 10 miles up a steep, wolverine infested mountain, hand the tablets to the oracle and then wait three weeks for a reply, even if we had syntax errors... AND WE LIKED IT!

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