Structured Fortran - was Re: Self modifying code, lambda calculus

ben bfranchuk at
Tue Sep 22 22:44:30 CDT 2015

On 9/22/2015 7:31 PM, Jon Elson wrote:

> So, B was never actually a FORTRAN compiler, just Ken started thinking
> about FORTRAN grammar and within one DAY took off in a different
> direction.   By that time (1969 or so) FORTRAN was a really old
> language, and considered way out of date by most universities' Comp Sci
> departments.

Until you needed compled err complex numbers.

> Jon

More information about the cctalk mailing list