[NTLK] John McCarthy

Andrei Chichak newton at chichak.ca
Wed Oct 26 22:37:37 EDT 2011


Where did you learn Algol W? That, along with APL, were my first languages that I learned at the University of Alberta on a huge Amdahl system running MTS.

I followed that with Pascal, Modula, many assemblers, fortran, cobol, newtonscript, C, more C, and yet more C, niche languages like simula, acsl, and so on.


On 2011-October-26, at 4:16 PM, Tony Kan wrote:

> You're welcome.
> Yeah, programming again takes me back to college days.  This will date me:
> I've programmed in Algol W, Fortran, BASIC, and Pascal and a touch of
> machine language programming on some chip whose name escapes me now.
> I keep finding ideas on apps I'd like to have on my Newton but then find
> that its already on UNNA or somewhere else.  Still looking for an excuse to
> do some Newtonscript programming...
> Cheers
> Tony Kan
> Christchurch
> New Zealand

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