ENIAC programming Was: release dates of early microcomputer operating systems, incl. Intel ISIS
elson at pico-systems.com
Thu Sep 17 11:44:11 CDT 2015
> > From: Dave Wade
> > to me a "computer" without self-modifying code is a programmable
> > calculator even if it has index registers...
Most modern computer languages run with the executable
instructions in a "pure code" section, which is set to be
NOT writeable by the program. This avoids a LOT of simple
mistakes and REALLY hard to find program crashes.
This is true of MS, Linux/Unix and the VMS program
environment that I have used for about 40 years. I think
you have to go back to maybe Windows 95 or RT-11 to not have
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