Reply to post: Re: Ah the good old days

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

martinusher Silver badge

Re: Ah the good old days

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

Dual In-line Package. Comes from the days when ICs were also available in round packs with long legs. (I think of DIL as more an ICL-ism -- DILIC was what they called an IC.)

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