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'cutting code'

Postby daringpeter » Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:58 pm

From where does this term come from?

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Re: 'cutting code'

Postby aardvark_admin » Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:47 am

I'm not sure but (without googling it), perhaps it's related to the fact that early programs were submitted on punched cards and that "cutting code" was related to the punching of the holes in the cards.

Perhaps someone has a better idea?
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