Microsoft open sources GWBASIC

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at
Wed May 27 09:02:37 CDT 2020

On 5/26/20 9:24 PM, ben via cctalk wrote:
> On 5/26/2020 1:35 PM, Eric Smith via cctalk wrote:
>> Of course, COBOL is even older and also had structures.
> Not everybody had access to power computing, some had to make do with
> a PDP 7 and write Unix.

You seem to place very high needs on COBOL.  Most early mainframes had
less memory than the home computers mentioned here.  I developed COBOL
programs on an LSI-11/02 with 28KW of memory and 4 RX02 8" floppies.


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