Reply to post: Re: Ah the good old days

Beware the trainee with time on his hands and an Acorn manual on his desk

jake Silver badge

Re: Ah the good old days

"we used to call them DIP switches, can't remember why"

That was "dual in-line package". We still call them that, so far as I know ... I can't remember ever hearing them called DIL. But then I can't remember anybody talking about them at all, outside of us old fogies.

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