APL and descendants - was Re: If C is so evil why is it so successful?

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Fri Apr 14 10:09:21 CDT 2017

> On Apr 13, 2017, at 7:34 PM, Toby Thain via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 2017-04-13 6:54 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
>> ...
>> ...or that Iverson language, APL, present on the 5100 and what was
>> probably one of the the first microcomputers, the MCM/70.
>> So, whence APL today?
> Still lives on -- Dyalog, J, K, etc. Recently discovered the #jsoftware channel on Freenode for APL fans.

For that matter, APL itself also still exists, the OpenAPL open source implementation for example.  Works nicely.


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