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>>73173098
Too vague.
How do you recognise attributes? And how about some examples?
Also, might be suited for yacc/lex etc.

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>>71911729
Behold!

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>>71785848
Only to the extent that it was mentioned in one of Wm Gibson's later books. Then again he was also pretty caught up in pic. related.

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>>67529721
>nobody is doing bytewise memcpy nowadays
You traverse arrays for reasons other than memcpy too.

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>>66666902
As in pic related. Quite popular in its time.

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>>66117896
>another OS
That was what revealed Debian had been penetrated.

And that is why my server runs HPUX on a PA-RISC platform.

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>>65181579
Mechanical computers. Pic. related.

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>>64910129
>>64910996
Dudes...

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Emergency page 10 bump!

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>>61848467
6502 assembly.

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>>61014339
This is it.

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>>58955705
Had good times as 6502 assembly programming consultant work. Development was fast. Otherwise I would not have had a job.

Reliable too, 6502 is used in pace makers, taking the entire concept of life time guarantee to a new level. (No, I didn't program those)

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>>56647397
>a pocket mechanical computer that requires no electricity to run
Time to get a watch with a micro-Curta. Set the date and time and the mechanical computer determines the correct Moon phase.

>>56647782
With a watch like that you pay other to crush that boring candy.


>>56638192
>>56603777
>Is that trefoil for radiation on there?
Yes, it indicates the watch uses tritium. You can see the tubes inserted into the hours and minutes hands.

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>>56187358
Actually, one clock does use mechanical digital computing. Does any watch do that? It would be handy for, say, determining phase of moon given the time and date.

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>>55705819
>I hate to break it to you, but any complication over a chronograph is just made to attract rich chinks trying to compensate for their tiny dicks.
I had no idea that market was so big.

>If by the off chance you need a complication like a moon phase, you buy a digital watch.
It is not a question of what I need it is just that I think it would be neat. I could of course get a planishere or astrolabe app on my phone but that will lack the finesse.

>What profession is that?
I am a patent agent. Like many agents I used to be a researcher (Physics in my case), then went to software, hardware and system development to finally get a salary that enabled me to pay down student loans. Then the triple whammy of downturn, outsourcing being fashionable and the idea of anyone over 35 being unfit to develop stuff hit, I transitioned to my present profession.

>>55705944
>i'm a girl btw :3
Picture of watch on your hand, please? We have so far been treated to endless hairy arms in serious need of shave.

It is for the aesthetics.

Mentioning Wm Gibson brings me to the Curta, a clever mechanical computer (called the "pepper grinder") also used in racing.

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ITT: we post obscure technology and possibly drive up prices of such items.

This is a Curta calculator. It's entirely mechanical. It can perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and apparently even square roots and other operations.

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>not using a Curta



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