FORTRAN vs. Fortran (was: November 5th is Clang-Day)
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Fri Nov 2 06:14:55 UTC 2012
On Friday, 2 November 2012 at 12:21:03 +0700, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Nov 2012 21:59:17 -0700
> Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> wrote:
>> BTW, the name of the language is "Fortran". It's been "Fortran"
>> for the last 30-something years.
> I never realised the name change. It seems that I am not alone with
Nor I. Looking at the Wikipedia page, I discover that it had been
spelt "Fortran" as early as 1956, and there's even a copy of the 1956
Fortran manual online: http://www.fortran.com/FortranForTheIBM704.pdf
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