Self modifying code, lambda calculus - Re: ENIAC programming
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Mon Sep 21 14:28:56 CDT 2015
On 09/21/2015 12:18 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
> A REAL programmer can write a FORTRAN program in any language.
Conversely, several languages were initially written in FORTRAN--it was
among the most portable in the early days. Remember those programs
that started out with a statement something like this?
C FIRST, GET THE CHARACTER SET
100 FORMAT (80A1)
Not everyone spoke USASCII or EBCDIC back in the day--and character
constants weren't part of most FORTRANs.
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