[TUHS] Slashes (was: MS-DOS)

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Wed Jul 13 20:09:25 AEST 2016


Wesley Parish <wes.parish at paradise.net.nz> wrote:

> IIRC, Steven Kaisler's book "The Design of Operating Systems for Small Computer
> Systems" used the up-arrow as the pseudocode's pointer symbol. Did Pascal do
> that as well, or was that only on some of the Pascal dialects?

The original Pascal did it, but the up-arrow was not available oon EBCDIC, so we 
used @ on the Pascal that did come with CMS for the /360.

Jörg

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