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From: Douglas McIlroy <>
To: TUHS main list <>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] {TUHS} efl
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2021 09:37:12 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

> there was a commercial package called Spag i which claimed to un-spagatti-ify your code which i always wanted but, could never afford.

You needed struct(1) in v7. It did precisely that, converting Fortran
to Ratfor. Amazingly (to me, anyway) it embodied a theorem: a Fortran
program has a canonical form. People found the converted code to be
easier to understand--even when they had written the original code


             reply	other threads:[~2021-12-19 14:38 UTC|newest]

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2021-12-19 14:37 Douglas McIlroy [this message]
2021-12-20  1:19 ` Chris Torek

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