Rich kids are into COBOL

ANDY HOLT andy.holt at
Sat Feb 28 01:37:51 CST 2015

> (about B and C)

> Its history is deeper than that. Its part of a family of bracketed languages that started with BCPL which became "B" and then "C".  
> BCPL was written for the IBM7090.

I think you are mistaken about this - BCPL was an implementation language for CPL mainly on the Atlas computers.
It was originated by Martin Richards - who is still a supporter – see

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