Fortran for Humans Book?

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Sat Dec 7 14:11:00 2002

> Did anyone here learn Fortran from, or just read, any book called "Fortran
> for Humans" or "Fortran 77 for Humans"?
> I just found out: The CS prof I've been spending so much time with for the
> last two years, Rex Page, was the principal author of this book. If anyone
> has memories of it (good or bad :-), I bet he would get a kick out of
> hearing about it at our next meeting.

Almost 20 years ago, I taught Fortran using that book. It was before I
had tenure, so the textbook choice was not my decision.

We were using IBM's Microsoft Fortran. It was the first time that I had
used any compiler whose output was SLOWER than an interpreter.

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Sat Dec 07 2002 - 14:11:00 GMT

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