Re: Relic in recycle bin

"William H. Maddox III" <>
30 May 2004 13:23:32 -0400

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From: "William H. Maddox III" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 30 May 2004 13:23:32 -0400
Organization: Transmeta Corporation
References: 04-05-076
Keywords: books, history
Posted-Date: 30 May 2004 13:23:32 EDT

Louis Krupp wrote:
> I found this in a recycle bin:
> Programming Languages and Their Compilers -- Preliminary Notes, Second
> Revised Version, April 1970, John Cocke and J. T. Schwartz
> Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
> Any suggestions on what I should do with this once I come to terms with
> the fact that I'm not going to get around to reading the book myself?
> I'd like to see it find a home in a library somewhere; I suspect that
> too many private collections get tossed in one bin or another when the
> collector goes to that great bookstore in the sky.
> Louis Krupp
> Boulder, Colorado
> [If nobody else wants it, I'll take it. -John]

I believe this (or likely the previous "unrevised" version) is the
original source of the value numbering algorithm, or at least its first


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