On Aug 26, 2007, at 10:03 PM, Phlip wrote:

>> > I saw once a cartoon about real programmers where a guy was  
>> sitting in > front of a terminal with a keyboard that had only two  
>> keys, labelled "0" > and "1", hahaha.
>
>> -- fxn
>
> Uma Geller wrote:
>
>> funny enough... but isn't this exactly the way telegraphs used to  
>> work ?
>
> That was the previous system; only one key.
One key, relative short or long key press and pauses between words.
then as now, the error was usually between the desk and the chair.