strangest systems I've sent email from

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Mon Apr 25 12:30:15 CDT 2016

On 04/25/2016 09:39 AM, Jon Elson wrote:

> I used it to port a couple of my programs from (Ughhh!) Borland
> Turbo Pascal for Windows to Linux, and it was a surprisingly painless
> job. The only thing I notice is the error messages look exactly like
> Borland error messages on DOS.  (Error 132 at 1B7F sort of thing.)

Historically, one of my pet peeves with compiler writers.  IBM 704
FORTRAN had better and clearer diagnostics than many of today's compilers.


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