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Subject: Re: Career change help Date: 5/3/2011 9:28 PM
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That detected most of the errors, enough that we got it to work again very quickly.

On the other hand, TECO (an early text editor for the PDP-1) was famous for the fact that almost any random sequence of characters was legal input. Of course, you kept (paper tape) copies of your program in case you made an unrecoverable typing mistake while editing code.
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