Re: [midatlanticretro] RE: IBM PS/2 Model 25 processor
- Had to wait 'til I got to work today (COBOL developer here - yes, MainFrame... ugh...).ABCDEFGH$C1 $C2 $C3 $C4 $C5 $C6 $C7 $C81000000110000010100000111000010010000101100001101000011110001000See - I even showed the hex part of the conversion. There it is in EBSDIC (sic). Now, what do I win?!?! :-)))--Timster------- Original Message -----From: Chris MSent: Sunday, March 26, 2006 11:25 PMSubject: Re: [midatlanticretro] RE: IBM PS/2 Model 25 processorassuming thats ascii (like I would know) - now do it
in EBSDIC. Ill bet anything even Sridhar cant...
> madodel wrote:
> >Chris M wrote:
> >>that still doesnt answer why...
> >Why not? I've already explained binary to my 12
year old daughter. She
> >was interested in how computers work. I gave her a
> >(unfortunately all they seem to learn in school is
worthless nonsense about
> >microsuck products) and the math was just part of
> Why do I need an explanation?
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- I know it's EBCDIC - I've been a mainframer for almost 20 years! :-)That's why I put (sic) after my repeated misspelling - that means I know it was misspelled, I'm just repeating it as it was requested!!! ;-)--Timster------- Original Message -----From: ysgdhioSent: Friday, March 31, 2006 7:53 PMSubject: Re: [midatlanticretro] RE: IBM PS/2 Model 25 processorOn 3/28/06, Timothy J Fagan <TimothyJFagan@...> wrote:See - I even showed the hex part of the conversion. There it is in EBSDIC (sic). Now, what do I win?!?! :-)))
You earn the right to correctly abbreviate "Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code". ;-)
(Couldn't help it. I grew up in "IBM country", not far from White Plains, NY)