RTX-2000 processor PC/AT add-in card (any takers?)
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Tue Apr 11 12:29:16 CDT 2017
On 04/11/2017 10:05 AM, Paul Koning wrote:
> Back then it would have seemed a reasonable assumption that high
> level, strongly typed, languages would continue to flourish. If you
> assume Algol or Pascal or Ada, a machine like the 432 (or like the
> Burroughs 5500 and its descendants) makes perfect sense.
This has me wondering about how the 432 people implemented FORTRAN.
Between parameter-passing-by-reference, EQUIVALENCE and COMMON, one can
be pretty cavalier about data types and addressing. Yet most FORTRANs
of the time did not implement pointers.
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