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From: Jim Leonard <>
Date: Thu Jan 13 16:47:58 2005

Eric Smith wrote:
>>Paper tape readers can go much faster (I've seen 2000 cps) but those
>>are optical readers, so the job is far easier.
> Yes, well, optical paper tape punches should be able to go really fast
> too, but they'd be rather expensive. The trick is to keep the paper
> from catching fire.

Hah, that's nothing. I used to calculate Mandelbrot fractals on my abacus.
The pictures were quite beautiful, but the noise was deafening!
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