Letters to the editor: proposed abbreviation for 1024: bK

  title={Letters to the editor: proposed abbreviation for 1024: bK},
  author={W. Givens},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  • W. Givens
  • Published 1968
  • Computer Science
  • Commun. ACM
, states that "Independent criteria identifying the characteristics of a new-generation comnmn computer language must be developed." In commenting on this point in a letter to Congressman Brooks [SIGPLAN Notices 2, 12 (Dec. 1967), 55, 56], I found it necessary to strip away his supporting arguments and restate his proposal more briefly, but largely in his own words, as follows: Moved by the likelihood that '% less than the best" language, PL/I, "could become by default, the de facto language of… Expand
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