[extropy-chat] man man

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Fri Jan 26 05:27:09 UTC 2007

> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Damien Broderick
> At 08:33 PM 1/25/2007 -0800, Spike wrote:
> > > Person B:  man man
> >
> >Fred, soon none of the younger geeks will get unix jokes.  {8^D
> Ha1 You Unix dweebs had it easy! Back when I punched Hollerith cards
> for a mainframe, we zeroed registers with a comic book command, ZAP
> (zero add packed).
> Damien Broderick

Luxury!  I remember back when the operand-1 (b1+d1) was first initialized.
Damien you youngsters today have it easy with your mod ZAP.  When I was
young, the base register was still acidic and the displacement was measured
in honest cubic inches, not this sissy ddd1 and ddd2.  Oh but we had fun.


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