Display-less computing was Re: TOP POSTING

Eric Christopherson echristopherson at gmail.com
Sat Dec 12 19:31:39 CST 2015

On Sat, Dec 12, 2015, Fred Cisin wrote:
> >>>>For many years, I kept around a plug-board labelled "COBOL INTERPRETER",
> >>>>just to prove that a COBOL interpreter was possible :-)
> notice the "emoticon" at the end of my original post.  I was trying to
> convey knowledge of the misinterpretation, and the humor of it.

To me, that's a hint at best. If it had been a winking face, I would
have been pretty confident that humor or irony was intended; simple
smiling emoticons don't indicate irony to me.

        Eric Christopherson

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