[ntp:questions] Re: A utility called "S"?

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Mon Jan 5 13:20:05 UTC 2004


"David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu> wrote in message news:<3FF5B8CE.3813A1AA at udel.edu>...
> Allen,
> 
> I think we have the S sources around here somewhere, since we used them
> for both Sunses and (ahem) VAXen. It was written largely in F O R T R A
> N. There are a few old curds like me that speak that, in my case first
> spoken to an IBM 704. LISP historians may recall that machine as the
> origin of the cdr and car. But, I divest.
> 
> Dave

Ah yes, I remember punching cards for my first FORTRAN II programs.
Compiled on an ICL 1905 if I recall correctly. Of course, getting the
program to compile at all was a major feat in those days!

Danny



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