[TUHS] v7 K&R C

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Mon May 18 22:04:23 AEST 2020

Paul Winalski <paul.winalski at gmail.com> wrote:
> Regarding a "mem" type, take a look at BLISS.  The only data type that
> language has is the machine word.

BCPL and B were also word-based languages. The PDP-7 was a word-addressed
machine. If I understand the history correctly, the move to NB then C was
partly to make better use of the byte-addressed PDP11.

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