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Re: Common operational misconceptions
From: Robert Bonomi <bonomi () mail r-bonomi com>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 13:18:53 -0600 (CST)

From nanog-bounces+bonomi=mail.r-bonomi.com () nanog org  Fri Feb 17 13:11:28 2012
To: Owen DeLong <owen () delong com>
Subject: Re: Common operational misconceptions
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:04:45 -0500
Cc: "nanog () nanog org" <nanog () nanog org>

On Fri, 17 Feb 2012 10:49:13 PST, Owen DeLong said:
Now, come on... If you're in the 40-50 range, you should have put octal
before hex. :p

IBM S/360 definitely preferred hex.  And EBCDIC.

And the  _real_ number crunchers used ones-complement arithmetic.  Which led to
to mahines that couldn't add -- they did addition by 'complement and subtract'.




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