[TUHS] Book Recommendation

Douglas McIlroy 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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