Re: Which programming Language
On Tue, 10 Feb 2009 12:45:49 -0600
Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 02/10/2009 12:32 PM, Mark Allums wrote:
> > Ron Johnson wrote:
> >>> Readability and maintainability of "assembly"
> >>> language.
> >> Yep. The (CISC) VAX instruction set was designed partly with
> >> assembly programmers in mind (and also to map closely to FORTRAN
> >> and COBOL instructions), and the (macro, natch) assembler is
> >> designed with HLL features.
> > The Motorola 68000 series was allegedly designed partly with C in
> > mind.
> Patterned after the PDP-11 (), and DEC always liked orthogonal CISC
> The MACSS team drew heavily on the influence of minicomputer
> processor design, such as the PDP-11 and VAX systems, which were
> similarly microcoded.
Due to Obama's intent to automate medical records, do you think that it
may be helpful to get out the old MUMPS(M) docs? Never got it's place
in the sun. But still in use at the GOV!
Thinks I may have them on DECtape! 8-)