In article <Y00tq.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Jerry Avins <email@example.com> wrote: >On 11/4/2011 5:59 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >> On Fri, 04 Nov 2011 20:41:09 +0000, Frederick Williams >> <email@example.com> wrote: >> >>> Richard Outerbridge wrote: >>> >>>> The seminal introductory work for me was the Undergraduate text >>>> "Coding and Information Theory", by the late Richard W. Hamming, >>>> 1980, ISBN 0-13-139139-9 (perhaps one of the 1st books to have >>>> an ISBN number >>> >>> Hardly, they date from 1970. Also, it's "ISBN" not "ISBN number". >> >> Tight-assed pedants hate "ATM machines", too, right? > >And DC current.
And SPARC computer, which when fully expanded is Scalable Processor Architecture (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) Computer computer.