[Chicago] History of programming

Randy Baxley randy7771026 at gmail.com
Wed May 27 01:08:16 CEST 2015


I would think Madam Z might call the spirits all night and never invoke
them.  Myself I just like to say instatiate.  No correlation.  Sorry Mr.

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 5:42 PM, Jason Wirth <wirth.jason at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does anyone know resources for the history of programming? For example:
> function call vs function invocation.
> Why do we use these terms? More importantly, why use "invocation" when the
> simpler word "call" exists?
> This is one example. I'm sure there are many other interesting nuggets of
> history.
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