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ranger_lennier
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Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes)
09/28/10 05:28 PM


> > > > How do emulate a paper tape other than having it binary file, a octal file or a
> > > text
> > > > file?
> > >
> > > Maybe OCR...
> >
> > This is paper tape with holes punched in it - way less sophisticated than OCR.
>
> I know this stuff. Provided enough confetti for carneval each each year when i was
> small. Simply writing OCR was qay quicker than "recognizing punched holes from a
> paper strip scan, loaded using image files or whatever".

Actually doing image recognition on a scanned paper strip strikes me as overkill. I'm not familiar with how these were formatted, but I'd imagine you could represent it as some sort of text file without any loss of data.







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* PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) R. Belmont 08/01/10 05:02 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Moose  08/05/10 01:24 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Pr3tty F1y  08/02/10 01:58 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Fever  08/04/10 12:53 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) StilettoAdministrator  08/01/10 07:26 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) incog  08/01/10 01:28 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) gamerfan  09/26/10 12:28 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) ranger_lennier  09/26/10 02:26 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) jonwil  09/27/10 07:26 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) ranger_lennier  09/27/10 02:07 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) gamerfan  09/28/10 01:19 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Quantum Leaper  09/28/10 12:32 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Matty_  09/28/10 01:37 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) ranger_lennier  09/28/10 03:29 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Quantum Leaper  09/28/10 12:45 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) CrapBoardSoftware  09/28/10 12:48 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Vas Crabb  09/28/10 02:29 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) CrapBoardSoftware  09/28/10 02:32 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) ranger_lennier  09/28/10 05:28 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Quantum Leaper  09/28/10 06:16 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) StilettoAdministrator  09/26/10 07:35 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Phil Bennett  08/02/10 12:40 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) gamerfan  08/03/10 11:34 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Renegade  08/02/10 10:05 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) SmitdoggAdministrator  08/02/10 05:06 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Kitsune Sniper  08/02/10 08:23 PM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) HowardC  08/01/10 10:23 AM
. * Re: PhilWIP: The Last Starfighter and Air Race (prototypes) Anonymous  08/01/10 10:38 AM

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