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Re^2: I started with...:

by VSarkiss (Monsignor)
on Apr 24, 2006 at 15:48 UTC ( #545310=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: I started with...:
in thread I started with...:

No kidding! Wow, this is the first time I've heard of anyone using FOCAL "in the wild".

Although it's not the first language I used (that would be Fortran on a CDC 6600), running FOCAL was part of a test for the first computer hardware I built. The hardware class at my college involved building a PDP-8 emulator, and you had to be able to calculate 300! (factorial) correctly using FOCAL on your machine to pass.

Those were the days....

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