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

ben bfranchuk at
Wed Sep 23 16:27:59 CDT 2015

On 9/23/2015 2:39 AM, ANDY HOLT wrote:
>> From: "Chuck Guzis" <cclist at>
>>> After all, languages are supposed to expose features
>> of the underlying machine to the programmer.
> Many believe that the purpose of languages is to HIDE (abstract) the underlying
> machine.

The 60's idea that MACROS could do that seems to have faded away.

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