[TUHS] Book Recommendation
douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu
Wed Nov 17 05:49:05 AEST 2021
>>I take credit as a go-between, not as an inventor. Ken Knowlton
>>introduced the notation ABC in BEFLIX, a pixel-based animation
> In BEFLIX, 'ABC' meant what, exactly? Offsets from pixel locations?
It meant exactly what A->B->C means in C. Pixels had properties,
represented in data structures. One valid data type was pointer.
Incidentally, another BEFLIX innovation was the buddy system for
dynamic storage allocation.
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