programming language design
"The history of Fortran I, II, and III",
SIGPLAN, 13, 8, pp. 165-198, August 1978.
|167 ;;Quote: FORTRAN was designed for efficiency instead of good language design; Backus believes this decision was correct|
|168 ;;Quote: FORTRAN was designed as needed; the real problem was a compiler that produced efficient programs
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