[TUHS] Early non-Unix filesystems?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Wed Mar 23 18:20:39 AEST 2016

On Wed, 23 Mar 2016, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:

> >> But that's what the sequence numbers in columns 73 to 80 are for!
> >
> > Yeah, but it would have cost him too much beer to bribe the comp ops
> > into sorting them...
> They used to have big, mechanical machines for sorting cards.  What did 
> they call them?  Collators?

Yeah, but in those days they cost departmental funny money; it was easier
to just bribe the ops (and I've been both a briber and a bribee).

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

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