PC Fortran (Was: Microsoft open sources GWBASIC

Mich.com dmabry at mich.com
Sun May 31 19:35:51 CDT 2020

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> On May 31, 2020, at 7:50 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 5/31/20 2:24 AM, Eric Smith via cctalk wrote:
>> On the other hand, Intel also had a FORTRAN-80 product, which was unrelated
>> to Microsoft FORTRAN-80. Intel FOTRAN-80 ran on their MDS development
>> systems under the ISIS-II operating system, and the compiler was written in
>> PL/M.
> Which is even funnier when you realize that the PL/M compiler
> was written in Fortran.
> bill

As I recall, it was the cross compiler for PL/M that was written in FORTRAN. But that came first, before any 8080-hosted PL/M compiler.

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