Self modifying code, lambda calculus - Re: ENIAC programming

Johnny Billquist bqt at
Mon Sep 21 20:30:53 CDT 2015

On 2015-09-21 21:18, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>>> [...] 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.

And GOD is REAL unless declared INTEGER... Yes, FORTRAN is fun. :-)


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