On 3/30/20 7:29 PM, Marc Howard via cctalk wrote:
Stupid question time. I last used APL in a class in
1975. Back then you
needed a magic terminal and/or a magic Selectric typeball. How does one
input or print a program on a PDP-11 with mere mortal equipment?
Take a look at Chapter 1.4 of the APL-11 Users Manual. You use
Mnemonics. Special combinations of letters preceded by a period
that represent the symbols. Not as easy to read but still gives
you the power of APL. On the Prime it was combinations of letters
preceded by an octothorpe "#".