[pups] Bringing up the fist C compiler
tfb at tfeb.org
Thu Sep 5 19:41:20 AEST 2002
* Johnny Billquist wrote:
> Well, I have a C compiler written in MACRO-11...
> C wasn't written in C at the start, you know...
Yes, I realise that! Many people (not readers of this list!) seem to
assume that C is eternal though. From the paper that Warren pointed
me at (thanks) it looks like the only missing link is how TMG
originally got onto the PDP-7...
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