[TUHS] origin of string.h and ctype.h
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libc.strcmp() behaves similar.From: Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org>Sent: Sun, 13 Aug 2017 09:57:47To: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <tuhs at tuhs.org>Subject: Re: [TUHS] origin of string.h and ctype.hOn Sat, 12 Aug 2017, Steve Johnson wrote:> Don't have much to add except to note that early FORTRANs had a version> of IF that took three statement numbers and did a (gasp) GOTO to the> first if the expression in the IF was negative, to the second if it was> 0, and to the third if it was positive. And some mainframes had an> instruction that did exactly that as well...Wasn't that the computed GOTO?--Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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