WTF? Since when does Algol 60 store local variables on a heap. Note that the
original wiki article does not mention the heap.
Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
From: IBM Mainframe Assembler List [ASSEMBLER-LIST@listserv.uga.edu] on behalf
of Martin Ward [mar...@gkc.org.uk]
Sent: Thursday, February 8, 2018 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: Fair comparison C vs HLASM
On 08/02/18 14:29, Jon Perryman wrote:
> knowing full well I wouldn't waste my time learning a language that is
> irrelevant to me.
I'm not sure why you think I am asking you to learn a new language.
If you are not sure what the Algol 60 code for the "man or boy test"
actually does, and (not unreasonably) don't want to have to learn
Algol 60 to find out, then there are implementations of the test
in 72 other languages (including C and C++) on the Rosetta Code page:
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