Re: PhD or books on history of individual languages

Louis Krupp <lkrupp@pssw.com>
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:17:16 -0700

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From: Louis Krupp <lkrupp@pssw.com>
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On Fri, 23 Nov 2018 16:04:49 +0000, "Derek M. Jones"
<derek@_NOSPAM_knosof.co.uk> wrote:


>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.


You might be the person to read some of those papers and write one of
those books. You'll have a perspective that the language designers
themselves might not have had.


Louis


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