Structured Fortran - was Re: Self modifying code, lambda calculus
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Tue Sep 22 15:22:37 CDT 2015
On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 01:07:14PM -0700, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Sep 2015, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > what an F77 programmer might recognize as FORTRAN.
> Wouldn't an F77 programmer be looking for Fortran, not FORTRAN?
> > But back in the 60's, every manufacturer had its own variety of FORTRAN,
> > including (IIRC), UNIVAC's own "FORTRAN V".
> Ah, yes. I remember WatFor
And Unix was no different, 'C' started out as a Fortran compiler.
> > FORTRAN II in general was a free-for-all, varying between
> > machines from the same manufacturer.
> I hadn't been using FORTRAN long when I was thrown into PDQ FORTRAN.
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