Know any Fortran programmers who need a more interesting job?

Fred Cisin cisin at
Fri Oct 30 12:50:30 CDT 2015

On Fri, 30 Oct 2015, Jerome H. Fine wrote:
> Does anyone have any idea as to the actual hardware platform?
> I used an IBM 7094 II back around 1965 using both FORTRAN
> and assembly language, but that was only 50 years ago.
> There was no operating system, just a batch stream of one job
> at a time.  All I/O was via a 1401 for both input and output.
> But it did work well for that era.

In 1970, at Goddard Space Flight Center, Space Sciences Data Center, we 
used FORTRAN on a 7094 with a 360/30 for I/O.   But we also used FORTRAN 
on several 360/9x machines, and sometimes APL on time sharing (selectric 

I wonder when the 7094s finally got retired.

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