FORTRAN books (was: Classiccmp cartoon sighting
tpeters at mixcom.com
Thu Jun 23 14:03:00 CDT 2005
At 03:22 PM 6/22/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, SP wrote:
> > Are these available there ? They are unavailable here in Spain from years
> > ago. And I remember to learn Cobol with one McCracken manual.
>The Spanish translations of McCracken show up occasionally at the flea
>markets, but not very often. The cover looks the same, other than the
>difference in title. My colleague with the FORTRAN book won't be back
>until December. I'll ask her if she is willing to part with it, but since
>she has kept all of her old APL and RPG books, I doubt it.
>A quick search on abebooks.com turned up a bunch of German books, one
>Italian, one Romanian!, and only one Spanish one (kinda expensive!):
My Fortran 77 Programming (c) 1978 book is still sitting here on a shelf.
It's by Brainerd, Goldberg, and Gross. Is that valuable?
How about this one: Introduction to Programming, 2nd ed, September 1970,
Digitial PDP-8 Series.
[Fiction] "Tiger gotta hunt. Bird gotta fly. Man gotta sit and
wonder why, why, why. Tiger gotta sleep. Bird gotta land. Man gotta
tell himself he understand." --Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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