FORTRAN books (was: Classiccmp cartoon sighting

Joe R. rigdonj at
Thu Jun 23 14:59:02 CDT 2005

At 02:03 PM 6/23/05 -0500, you wrote:
>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 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.

  Or how about my 'PDP-8 Programming' by Southern? Printed in 1971 and
originaly cost $15.00


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