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Barbara Dickens: Reminiscence

I was a LEO programmer in Intercode on the LEO 326 installed by the Dept of National Savings. I started in 1968 and was trained by the Post Office trainers before working for DNS at Lytham St Annes.

I remember the days very well as I did mainly maintenance which meant finding old code to delete to make room for any amendments. After a few years I moved onto ICL System4 machines programming in Usercode and COBOL before joining SMBP and working in COBOL and machine code on Univac 1100 series.

I  eventually moved onward and upward into management and consultancy but I still remember my Intercode days and the carol tunes made from holes in the printers format tapes.

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