[Fwd: I'm not sure what the X11 interface looks like.]

Jay Thomas (jpthomas@ix.netcom.com)
Wed, 24 Dec 1997 11:23:36 -0500

FYI for all interested programmers. March 31st 1998: Closing date for

Nev Dull wrote:
> Forwarded-by: Berry Kercheval <berry@join.com>
> Forwarded-by: Alene Kercheval <ark@placeware.com>
> From: Pavel Curtis <pavel@placeware.com>
> A group in England is sponsoring a most unusual programming contest: write
> the most interesting program for the first computer ever to run a stored
> program, the Manchester Mark I. The 50th anniversary of the running of
> the first stored program is coming up next year, and they've got a
> simulator for the Mark I on which you can test out your program. The
> winner's program gets run on the replica they've made of that historic
> machine. Check it out...
> http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/prog98/
> It certainly puts complaints about Visual Basic, InstallScript, etc. into
> historical perspective...
> Pavel

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Uh, I think so, Brain, but we'll never get a monkey to use dental