[TUHS] Archeology: AberMUD, BCPL, ec.

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 00:41:46 AEST 2019

On 31/01/2019, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> I OCR'd a sizable manuscript written on a pretty shabby portable
> typewriter.
> I scanned each page twice, making sure to move the paper between scans.
> Then I ran both diff (by words, not lines) and spell to smoke out trouble.
> The word list for a program listing is quite short and easy to generate.
> (Print a list of all the apparent words and visually eliminate the
> nonsense.)
> And a spell check is an easy pipeline of standard utilities.
> doug

Very nice!  (I shall remember this technique.)


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