Classic programming

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Sun Aug 9 19:19:51 CDT 2015

> On Aug 9, 2015, at 8:13 PM, Nigel Williams <nw at> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 7:57 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at> wrote:
>> There’s DECUS ALGOL, which is essentially a PDP-11 version of Burroughs Extended Algol.  It generates bytecode which even looks somewhat like B5500 machine code.  I still have a copy, though I need to do some work to find the correct sources and build procedure for the runtime support code.
> Originally written by Barry James Folsom, and later maintained by
> Gregory David Hosler (of DEC).

Right.  And further tweaked by myself, also at DEC (for RSTS/E), though I don’t believe that version was sent back to DECUS.


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