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(estimated) 4.3Gb of Data on punch cards

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=============================================================== From: Aaron welch ------------------------------------------------------ Just wow... Think about the size of a MicroSD card now. -AW

=============================================================== From: Rod-Lists ------------------------------------------------------ JUst dont drop them. Someone I know who dealt with punch cards stated that they would take a black marker and made a diagonal slash across the top just in case. ----- Aaron welch wrote:

=============================================================== From: Mike Robinson ------------------------------------------------------ Bah! Humbug! A card-saw carrying proud charter member of the "Dropped = A Box Club!" That's why cards had sequence-numbers and you got to know = the sorting-machine real good. The boxes of "holes" made a great = confetti for the office party. I'm sure that whoever-it-is that's been renting that warehouse space to = the guv'mint for the past fifty years is in no hurry to see any changes, = 'tho. :-> a black marker and made a diagonal slash across the top just in case. --------- Mike Robinson Technical Director Sundial Services International, LLC http://www.sundialservices.com miker@sundialservices.com (615) 268-3829 http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mike-robinson/51/532/5a