[TUHS] I just noticed all the cfont aka C++ in research

Jason Stevens jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com
Thu Apr 6 13:20:10 AEST 2017


wow thats perfect, thanks!

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> From: 	Paul McJones
> Sent: 	Thursday, April 6, 2017 10:42 AM
> To: 	tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org
> Cc: 	Jason Stevens
> Subject: 	Re: [TUHS] I just noticed all the cfont aka C++ in research
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> 	I suppose that it would make sense that all of AT&T's leading edge
> projects would use research Unix.  I've always heard of the original C++
> to C translator but this is the first time I've actually seen it.
> 
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> In case you're interested, Bjarne Stroustrup has been helping me collect
> early versions of cfront here:
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> 	http://www.softwarepreservation.org/projects/c_plus_plus/#cfront
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> Previously we had located a listing of Release E (which we scanned),
> source for Release 1.0 of 10/10/85, and source for Release 3.0.3. From
> these 9th and 10th edition snapshots, cfront 1.2.2 6/10/87, AT&T C++
> Translator 2.00 06/30/89, AT&T C++ Translator 2.1.0+ 04/01/90, and AT&T
> C++ Translator 2.1++ 08/24/90 join the list. 
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