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Re: Re: when the false step has been made? (A sight from 1983)

Hello, novitk, you wrote: N>... In the end 60-x there were 2 "normal" languages: Algol 68 and Lisp. Unfortunately the first was too difficult (result of simplification - With and Pascal), and the second too slow. Those years some considered as normal language only and exceptional Assembler. All remaining, including the Fortran, - slow and devouring storage.

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Re: Re: when the false step has been made? (A sight from 1983)

Hello, novitk, you wrote: K>> That that there was in the late sixties has a little the general that now is understood under  which was issued more likely in 80, and  more or less normal received in 90. N> Like Elisp/Scheme came to us from early the seventieth, as well as a pile of other artifacts which have not lived to us of subculture MIT, and are quite normal. The circuit - yes, there already in the seventieth there were signs of the modern normal languages like lexical . But the seventieth are not the sixtieth. N> Simula added a lot of interesting, but without it it is possible to live till now, therefore I do not rank it as the criterion of "normality". In  (as well as in Algol 68) it is a lot of all "not passed test by time". Nevertheless it that the first "normal" language on your own determination of normality - something algol-like with links. However, effective implementation , the Algol 68 then could not be, both of them demanded HZ, and HZ were not able then to do.