@ajroach42 @email@example.com vive le france! let's get some minitel gear going while we're at it!
@normandc I was referring more to the ability to intuit the gender of a nation from some other source than "because the book says" but feel free to take your language back, I'm not interested thanks.
yes, the 819 lines TV channel was active in 1983 when I went to France on a school exchange trip (it seemed to show arty movies that I could barely understand) - my host family only had a black and white set but I think this channel was B&W only. It was stopped soon after (around end 1983 to early 1984) and replaced by SÉCAM 625 lines for compatibility with the rest of Europe...
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