Re: PhD or books on history of individual languages

"Derek M. Jones" <derek@_NOSPAM_knosof.co.uk>
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 16:04:49 +0000

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From: "Derek M. Jones" <derek@_NOSPAM_knosof.co.uk>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 16:04:49 +0000
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Fernando,


> I don't know if it fits your criteria, but are you aware of HOPL
> (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Programming_Languages)? This


Yes, I know about the regular papers.


> or theses. I don't ever recall seeing a thesis on specific programming
> languages, but you could certainly get a few out of the tangled history
> of Lisp. -John]


I was surprised to see the thesis on CHILL (I once wrote a
CHILL front end) and thought there might be more.


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