Self modifying code, lambda calculus - Re: ENIAC programming

Fred Cisin cisin at
Mon Sep 21 14:18:20 CDT 2015

>>> [...] a first encounter with the notion, at least for me, involved
>>> FORTRAN, not any language.  [...]
>> I've always thought of FORTRAN as a language, so I am clearly
>> missing something here.  What?
> Probably a misspeak.   But FORTRAN is more than simply a language--it's a way 
> of life.  :)

A REAL programmer can write a FORTRAN program in any language.

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