[Chicago] Chicago Digest, Vol 97, Issue 24

Randy Baxley randy7771026 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 17:45:22 CEST 2013

And if you had written in WATFOR or converted SPSS routines from WATFOR to
WATV, though I cannot now remember if I am getting the names right, how
happy it made me as I began to code in Python because until you get to
objects the mental process becomes ingrained and it feels so comfortable to
be doing it again.

On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 6:05 AM, EDoxtator <doc6502 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> > On Sep 26, 2013, at 5:00, chicago-request at python.org wrote:
> >
> > ...but does anyone actually still use FORTRAN?
> SPSS (statistical software, now owned by IBM) was written in the 1970's.
> It's engine is FORTRAN77. I understand the question was intened to show the
> impracticality of the book's examples, but it's interesting to see where
> little used languages show up.
> Thanks
> -ed
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