Classic programming

Jay Jaeger cube1 at
Sat Aug 8 10:44:50 CDT 2015

If you like to play with classics like SNOBOL in their original form,
then you can run SNOBOL and SPITBOL under the Hercules IBM mainframe

(These days I use Perl for the stuff I used to do in SNOBOL back when).


On 8/8/2015 10:14 AM, Phil Budne wrote:
>> Is there a subset of this group for people who like to program in
>> languages or language implementations or libraries that are no longer
>> in common mainstream use? Or other groups for such a thing?
> I don't think of it as "retrocomputing" per se, but I maintain a
> SNOBOL4 implementation:
> Mostly I write SNOBOL4 throw away programs for textual
> transformations. The biggest bit of programming I've done recently is
> a package to compile/install shared libraries for extending SNOBOL4.
> Phil

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