Weekly Classic Computer Trivia Question (20141215)

Ian Primus ian.primus.ccmp at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 15:21:59 CST 2014

The characters would not be necessarily aligned perfectly horizontally
due to slight timing differences.


On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Doug Ingraham
<dpi at dustyoldcomputers.com> wrote:
> OK, so somewhat weekly questions.
> Back in the days of high speed line printers there was a characteristic of
> drum style printers that made the output print style quite distinct.  What
> was this characteristic?
> I don't miss the noise of those devices and it seemed like no matter how
> careful you were when changing the ribbon you would smudge your hands.
> Doug Ingraham

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