[TUHS] origin of string.h and ctype.h

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Aug 13 14:26:53 AEST 2017

On Sat, 12 Aug 2017, Steve Johnson wrote:

> Don't have much to add except to note that early FORTRANs had a version 
> of IF that took three statement numbers and did a (gasp) GOTO to the 
> first if the expression in the IF was negative, to the second if it was 
> 0, and to the third if it was positive.   And some mainframes had an 
> instruction that did exactly that as well...

Wasn't that the computed GOTO?

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