FORTRAN vs. Fortran (was: November 5th is Clang-Day)
stephen at missouri.edu
Fri Nov 2 12:42:48 UTC 2012
On 11/02/2012 05:21 AM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 17:08:18 +1100
> From: "Greg 'groggy' Lehey" <grog at freebsd.org>
> To: Erich Dollansky <erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com>
> Subject: FORTRAN vs. Fortran (was: November 5th is Clang-Day)
> On Friday, 2 November 2012 at 12:21:03 +0700, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 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
> > this.
> 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
> Interesting reading.
> come on guys, fortran is not case sensitive...
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