Richard Salz rich.salz at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 01:39:32 AEST 2022

On Tue, Aug 9, 2022 at 9:36 AM Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 9, 2022 at 2:12 AM Rob Pike <robpike at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I still marvel at the productivity and precision of his generation of
>> programmers.
> Amen.
> When I was first learning the ins and outs of the implementation of the
> York/APL System for the 360, I was regaled with similar stories and hoped
> that I could measure up to their standards.

If you don't know about Mel who wrote a cheating blackjack game for a drum
memory machine, read https://www.cs.utah.edu/~elb/folklore/mel.html  And
the postscript.

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