(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.4091) [Fwd: [SPG_Active_Members] Wired.com: Oct. 15, 1956: Fortran Forever Changes Computing’s Fortunes]

Van Snyder vsnyder
Wed Oct 14 23:02:58 EDT 2009

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From: Paul McJones <paul at mcjones.org>
To: scc_active at computerhistory.org <scc_active at computerhistory.org>
Subject: [SPG_Active_Members] Wired.com: Oct. 15, 1956: Fortran Forever
Changes Computing?s Fortunes
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 17:37:20 -0700


The reporter contacted me to ask for permission to use a photograph from 
a match book cover John Backus had given to me, and also had a few 
questions which I was happy to try to answer. The resultant story has 
links to the Fortran archives at CHM and SPG.


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