what was VMS/OpenVMS written in?

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Wed Dec 1 17:45:57 CST 2010


In article <4CF66477.30500.116B686 at cclist.sydex.com>,
    "Chuck Guzis" <cclist at sydex.com> writes:

> I've seen where a good optimizing FORTRAN compiler can do 
> substantially better than the run of the mill assembly programmer 
> [...]

One interesting thing about FORTRAN that keeps it alive is that due to
the semantics of FORTRAN compared to C, its easier to optimize the
execution of FORTRAN statements.
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