80 columns (was: Origin of row/column based database software

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Aug 18 15:25:55 2004

On Wed, 18 Aug 2004, Hans Franke wrote:
> Working since some years on mainframes (which are still way
> influenced by the 80 column layout of punch cards) I almost

"The design of MS-DOS clearly shows that Microsoft considers
screens to be a passing fad, and assumes that everybody will
soon return to punchcards and paper tape." - Bob Wallace
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