[TUHS] Book Recommendation

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Tue Nov 23 18:10:42 AEST 2021

Henry Bent <henry.r.bent at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Nov 2021 at 21:31, Mary Ann Horton <mah at mhorton.net> wrote:
> > PL/I was my favorite mainframe programming language my last two years as
> > an undergrad. I liked how it incorporated ideas from FORTRAN, ALGOL, and
> > COBOL. My student job was to enhance a PL/I package for a History
> > professor.
> >
> What language were the PL/I compilers written in?
> Wikipedia claims that IBM is still developing a PL/I compiler, which I
> suppose I have no reason to disbelieve, but I'm very curious as to who is
> using it and for what purpose.
> -Henry

PL/1 compiler for Linux: http://www.iron-spring.com/

PL/1 front end for GCC (looks dead): pl1gcc.sourceforge.net



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