(j3.2006) [Fwd: [SCC_Active_Members] British Computer Society observes Fortran's 50th anniversary]

Toon Moene toon
Wed Dec 27 10:41:55 EST 2006

Van Snyder wrote:

> Peter asked me, "Do you know if anything is going to happen in the US in 
> 2007 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary?" Unfortunately in all my 
> discussions with Fortran standards people, History of Programming 
> Languages Conference people, IBM people, and CHM people, I know of no 
> such effort.  How about you?

If you log on to the IRC channel discussing GNU Fortran you'll see the 
following welcome message:

-:- Topic (#gfortran): Febuary 2007 is the 50th birthday of Fortran

I use:

$ bitchx -c \#gfortran irc.oftc.net

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