Commented on What I learned in college because I had to use mainframes
I was permanently scared by my use of the mainframe back in the early 70s. I still worry about squeezing every millisecond of performance out of my perl scripts. We had 16K of memory and 3 seconds for our programs...
davebaker commented on
What I learned in college because I had to use mainframes
An infinite loop timed out at 0.49 seconds of CPU time at the University of Florida, which was very bad news because we were allocated only a certain number of seconds per course.
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