Discussion of large systems

Warren Wolfe wizard at voyager.net
Tue Oct 31 13:58:57 CST 2006


On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 10:20 -0800, Chuck Guzis wrote:


> I don't understand the deal about "writing a stack"for the 6000.  
> There was Algol-60 at least since 1965 or so, not to mention a host 
> of other languages that needed to support recursion and local 
> variables.  So I'm a bit mystified.


    In a macro assembly language module, with "PUSH" and "POP" that
worked on a data stack, and "CALL" and "RETURN" which worked on a
program stack.  Didn't say it was earth-shaking... just handy as all
get-out.




            Peace,

            Warren E. Wolfe
            wizard at voyager.net





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