Collective memory

Mel Wilson mwilson at the-wire.com
Wed Jul 9 19:01:59 CEST 2003


In article <7rist-gc3.ln1 at beastie.ix.netcom.com>,
Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>Richard Steiner fed this fish to the penguins on Tuesday 08 July 2003
>01:48 am:
>>>        Anything in 6 for Continuation
>>
>> ...except a space.  :-)
>>
>        Ah, but on a hollerith card, a space is /nothing/ -- no mark at all <G>

   No.  On a hollerith card a space is something -- amounts
of paper occupying volume in twelve particular places.
Other characters approach being nothing to different
degrees.

        Regards.        Mel.




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