Classic programming

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Sun Aug 9 12:22:29 CDT 2015

> On Aug 9, 2015, at 12:47 PM, Robert Jarratt <robert.jarratt at> wrote:
> ...
> I used to like Algol68, and got to play with an implementation called Algol68C on a DECSYSTEM-20 in the late 70s. Occasionally I ask if anyone has got the media for it, I still live in hope. I think there are some other implementations around, I should make the effort to try one some time.

There was a quite good Algol 68 for the CDC 6000 series.  There are also oddities like an Algol 68 interpreter (not compiler) written in Algol 60.

And there is an open source Algol 68 around today — algol68g.


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