Help reading a 9 track tape

Dennis Boone drb at
Tue Aug 3 15:31:24 CDT 2021

 > It was intended to be a stop-gap, to be discarded when the ICL was
 > replaced with PR1ME.  However the PR1ME was benchmarked with Fortran 66.
 > When Pr1me Fortran 77 was delivered its performance was "pants" so the
 > "stop gap" ICL compiler was ported to PR1ME...

Wish we could find that Prime compiler.  I think there were one or
two others, as well.


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