Programming on metal cylinders?

Dave Wade dave.g4ugm at
Tue Apr 23 17:15:38 CDT 2019

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at> On Behalf Of John Foust via
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> Subject: RE: Programming on metal cylinders?
> At 03:07 AM 4/23/2019, Dave Wade via cctalk wrote:
> >Do you mean DIGITAL/Compaq FORTRAN for Windows? Or something older
> such as VAX Fortran which had many extensions.
> Yes, it was under Windows.  What do you know about it?

Not much. I was hoping it was the other environment

> I find these tips:
> windows/topic/640393>
> visual-fortran-compiler-for-windows/topic/640393

I suspect the installer is 16 bit and won't run on 64-bit windows. It's also
not available as a free download.
If he hasn't kept the media I suspect he may be at a dead end. Its costly
licenced software which is well protected by its owners...

> - John


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