Interesting fact of the day: The term "patching" software originates from the fact that you would literally patch holes in early hole punch input in order to fix an issue. Attached is a picture with such patches on it from the Harvard Mark I computer.
Thank you. I didn't know that. I also didn't know that they used piano-player type punched input. I only remember punched cards.
I heard that the term "bug" comes from when a moth flew into an old IBM computer and got stuck in between the contacts of one of the hundreds of relays in the machine.
@freemo rebooting is the process of removing the moth blocking the program flow. Kicking the machine with the boots. don't know if that is true👢
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