[TUHS] Fwd: Interactive C Environments

Wendell P wendellp at operamail.com
Thu Jul 7 07:30:11 AEST 2016


Thanks for reminding me about that one, Clem. I think I even have
Darnell's book somewhere.

I haven't decided what to do about batch interpreters for C. They aren't
interactive but there is still some overlap of concerns. I'll probably
post a list of them somewhere. I also have Al Stevens' Quincy,
Przemyslaw Podsiadly's SeeR,  and Herb Schildt's from "Building your own
C interpreter."


On Wed, Jul 6, 2016, at 12:22 PM, Clem Cole wrote:
> From the The Unix Historical Society mailing list, I discovered your
> historical interest in C interpreters.   It looks like you are missing at
> least one, so I though I would introduce you all.
> 
> Paul/Wendell meet Peter Darnell  -- Pete wrote one an early C interpreter
> for his C programming book.   I'll leave it to you folks to discuss what
> he
> did, its current status et al.
> 
> Best Wishes,
> 
> Clem Cole  (old time UNIX and C guy)
> 
> 
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org>
> Date: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 6:01 PM
> Subject: [TUHS] Interactive C Environments
> To: tuhs at tuhs.org
> 
> 
> All, I've been asked by Wendell to forward this query about C
> interpreters to the mailing list for him.
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Wendell P <wendellp at operamail.com> -----
> 
> I have a project at softwarepreservation.org to collect work done,
> mostly in the 1970s and 80s, on C interpreters.
> 
> http://www.softwarepreservation.org/projects/interactive_c
> 
> One thing I'm trying to track down is Cin, the C interpreter in UNIX
> v10. I found the man page online and the tutorial in v2 of the Saunders
> book, but that's it. Can anyone help me to find files or docs?
> 
> BTW, if you have anything related to the other commercial systems
> listed, I'd like to hear. I've found that in nearly all cases, the
> original developers did not keep the files or papers.
> 
> Cheers,
> Wendell
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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