• Subject: Re: MIDRANGE-L Digest V2 #1671
  • From: PaulMmn <PaulMmn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Nov 1999 18:07:06 -0500

>The midrange heritage, and RPG along with it, is one of Tabs and Calcs
>(Tabulators an Calculators as they were known where I worked). The RPG
>cycle has
>a direct one-to-one relationship with the card cycle used by such equipment.
>Hell even the level breaks are an exact match!


Even worse than that--  I have a manual from some plug-board wired
equipment-- the RPG cycle is based on the -mechanical- cycle of the old
unit record equipment!  (:

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com


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