And speaking of ALGOL

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Aug 11 00:16:16 CDT 2015

On 08/10/2015 07:07 PM, Mark Kahrs wrote:
> One could always implement a KDF9 emulator and then port Randall and
> Russell code (from the book).
> And r.e. ALGOL68, Peter Hibbard had some sort of ALGOL68 system
> working on the PDP11s at CMU I believe.

Why all this DEC stuff about Algol?  Go to the source--the Burroughs 
B5500 (or if you want, the B5000).  A piece of engineering much advanced 
for its time.

Did DEC ever produce a machine that ate Algol as its native programming 


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