"half-dollar"/"50 cent piece" Was: Recovering the ROM of an IBM 5100 using OCR

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 2 07:26:06 CDT 2019

On 01/07/2019, Liam Proven via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote (in part):
> On Mon, 1 Jul 2019 at 14:01, William Donzelli <wdonzelli at gmail.com> wrote (in part):
>> There are still a few institutions and older folks that still use
>> checks (like the annoying people that hold up the line in a grocery
>> store, writing out a check), so the image deposit system is just an
>> effort to cut down the foot traffic to banks.
> And freighting trucks full of cheques from bank to bank, I thought?

Yes.  Most FIs and clearing houses scan them in and transmit signed
batches around, saving boatloads of money.  The smaller FIs are still
an exception.


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