Powers of Two: The List

A few sheets of fanfold “computer paper” emerged while tossing stuff out. The first page suggests somebody was trying out some simple programming:

Powers of 2 Listing - top
Powers of 2 Listing – top

Seven pages later, you can tell an extended-precision library was hard at work:

Powers of 2 Listing - bottom
Powers of 2 Listing – bottom

This being mainframe line printer paper, somebody must have donated it to my heap; I have no memory of ever doing (or needing to do) extended-precision math. That’s my story and I’m sticking with it.

More than you care to know about Powers of Two.

4 thoughts on “Powers of Two: The List

        1. Yup, we probably learned that in the first week… long before I learned about ABEND codes.

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