Bliss was Re: DEC program listing
huw.davies at kerberos.davies.net.au
Tue Aug 16 09:56:08 CDT 2005
On 16/08/2005, at 11:34 PM, Paul Koning wrote:
> As is Bliss, of course. If you want a high level language, use
> Pascal. If you want one suitable for system programming, there's
> Modula-2 (which was used by DEC for that purpose). Or Algol variants
> (such as Espol, used in the Burroughs mainframe OS).
Sorry, didn't mean to imply that BLISS-10 (and BCPL) weren't. I did
some Modula-2 programming but like many other languages (Algol-60,
Algol-68) it's just a note in the history books now.
Of course, Ada is the solution, I'm just not quite sure I remember
the question :-)
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