Know any Fortran programmers who need a more interesting job?
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Fri Oct 30 13:08:35 CDT 2015
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> On Fri, 30 Oct 2015, Jerome H. Fine wrote:
> > Does anyone have any idea as to the actual hardware platform?
> > I used an IBM 7094 II back around 1965 using both FORTRAN and assembly
> > language, but that was only 50 years ago.
> > There was no operating system, just a batch stream of one job at a
> > time. All I/O was via a 1401 for both input and output.
> > But it did work well for that era.
> In 1970, at Goddard Space Flight Center, Space Sciences Data Center, we
> used FORTRAN on a 7094 with a 360/30 for I/O. But we also used FORTRAN
> on several 360/9x machines, and sometimes APL on time sharing (selectric
> I wonder when the 7094s finally got retired.
Has anyone actually managed to find this job posting? I had a quick look on
the main Nasa site and also on the JPL site, and couldn't find it at all. I
am curious to read it.
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