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Re: Re: My first computer was...Complicated

by BorgCopyeditor (Friar)
on Jul 10, 2003 at 20:26 UTC ( #273125=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: My first computer was...Complicated
in thread My first computer was...

I actually went to computer camp for two weeks one summer where they had TRS-80's. Any one else brave enough to admit to that level of Geekdom?

At the tender age of 9, I gave a lecture (at a kids' summer math camp) on the bus architecture of the Z-80. I can only say that because I didn't go on to become a geek.

I've asked my parents about this a few times since, because it seems so hard to believe. But they've always confirmed it. Then my dad found the actual paper: 3 hand-typed pages in a clear-plastic binder. Yikes!

--Your punctuation skills are insufficient!

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[LanX]: hm just read an article on claiming that RPerl is 250 times faster. ... it's that even possible?
[marto]: under certain circumstances perhaps
[RonW]: as I understand it, RPerl "compiles" a subset of Perl to C, so I would expect the final executable to run a lot faster

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