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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Algol: Used it

Well, ok, used it.   Mention here for historical purposes.   Was one of the first languages I ever used professionally.  The article below well describes why it is relevant.  But as a language won't have very good (or any)  libraries, so unless you are doing something very standalone, not a good choice.

ALGOL 60 at 60: The greatest computer language you've never used and grandaddy of the programming family tree ... 
By Richard Speed 15 May 2020 at 09:47    in TheRegister

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