[TUHS] Algol68 vs. C at Bell Labs

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Fri Jul 1 00:57:33 AEST 2016


William Cheswick <ches at cheswick.com> wrote:

> On the other hand, there was
> no excuse for a Pascal compiler to be either large, buggy, or slow, even before Turbo Pascal.

Large?

The original Wirth pascal compiler source was 1800 lines of pascal code.

Jörg

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