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'CPL Reference Manual. General', n.d.

MS. Eng. misc. b. 269/C.150
Held at the Weston Library

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One folder of material assembled by Strachey for use in editing and revision of reference manual while he was at M.I.T.

Typescript of table of contents with notes by Strachey of progress of each section (draft, typescript, editing, completed, assembled).

Comments by M. Richards and D. Park.

Miscellaneous manuscript notes (none dated or titled) by Strachey while formulating revisions.

'Some Linguistic Problems in the Choice of Mathematical Terminology'.

One-page note by Strachey circulated at M.I.T. asking for suggestions for new words to describe 'a function with no arguments' and 'a function of a variable number of arguments'.

Photocopies of manuscript drafts (not in Strachey's hand) of Appendix I - Preprocessor, Appendix 2 - Basic symbols in canonical CPL and publication synonyms, Appendix 3 - Standard functions, routines, data items, etc., Appendix 4 - Alternative character sets.


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1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 269/C.150

Former reference:

CSAC 71.1.80/C.150

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