IBM Scientific Subroutine Package (was Re: SIMH .tap file 7 track?)

Randy Dawson rdawson16 at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 11 18:09:40 CDT 2017


Thanks Al.


I did not have the insight to look in the decus library.  This is exactly what I wanted.


Randy


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From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> on behalf of Al Kossow via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:44 PM
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Subject: Re: IBM Scientific Subroutine Package (was Re: SIMH .tap file 7 track?)



On 7/11/17 3:36 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
>
> On 7/11/17 3:31 PM, Randy Dawson via cctalk wrote:
>> Hi Chuck,
>>
>>
>> Maybe you can answer a related question to the conversion of IBM 360 .tap files.
>>
>>
>> I see the IBM FORTRAN Scientific Subroutine Package on Bitsavers in .tap format:
>>
>>
>> http://bitsavers.trailing-edge.com/bits/IBM/360/360A_CM-03X_Scientific_Subr_Pkg.zip
>>
>>
>> How do I read/convert this back into the ASCII files?
>>
>
> it appears to be a stream of 3200 byte records, in EBCDIC
> so convert the .tap records to a byte stream, convert the character set, and add a newline
> every 80 characters
>
>

this is how it starts

C                                                                       TALL  10
C     ..................................................................TALL  20
C                                                                       TALL  30
C        SUBROUTINE TALLY                                               TALL  40
C                                                                       TALL  50
C        PURPOSE                                                        TALL  60
C           CALCULATE TOTAL, MEAN, STANDARD DEVIATION, MINIMUM, MAXIMUM TALL  70
C           FOR EACH VARIABLE IN A SET (OR A SUBSET) OF OBSERVATIONS    TALL  80
C                                                                       TALL  90
C        USAGE                                                          TALL 100
C           CALL TALLY(A,S,TOTAL,AVER,SD,VMIN,VMAX,NO,NV)               TALL 110
C                                                                       TALL 120
C        DESCRIPTION OF PARAMETERS                                      TALL 130
C           A     - OBSERVATION MATRIX, NO BY NV                        TALL 140
C           S     - INPUT VECTOR INDICATING SUBSET OF A. ONLY THOSE     TALL 150
C                   OBSERVATIONS WITH A NON-ZERO S(J) ARE CONSIDERED.   TALL 160
C                   VECTOR LENGTH IS NO.                                TALL 170
C           TOTAL - OUTPUT VECTOR OF TOTALS OF EACH VARIABLE. VECTOR    TALL 180
C                   LENGTH IS NV.                                       TALL 190

which matches
http://pdp-10.trailing-edge.com/decuslib10-02/01/43,50145/tally.ssp.html



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