‹ Punchboard Puncher ›
Meanings and phrases
- a card on which data can be recorded in the form of punched holes; punch card; Hollerith card
- The ICT 1900 series Algol I/O version allowed input from paper tape or punched card.
- Thus the letter A, which is "(12,1)" in the punched card format, is encoded "(B,A,1)".
- The currency symbol $, "(11,8,3)" in the punched card, was encoded in memory as "(B,8,2,1)".
- Older examples are floppy disks, Zip disks, or punched cards.
- Programs were mostly still entered using punched cards or paper tape.
- Input and output for SAP are via punched cards or card images on tape.