Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)

Peter Tomlinson pwt at
Sun Aug 8 11:46:12 BST 2010

John Wilson wrote:
> ICL had the S3 language which was highly influenced by Algol 68 and
> was used to implement the systems software for the "new range"
> mainframes - I worked on the first S3 compiler. There was some talk
> about doing a "proper" Algol 68 implementation but the suits wanted a
> PL/1 compiler so it was never funded.
And Alan Chambers also worked on or with S3 I learned when later I 
encountered him at Bristol University - but he wasn't happy with changes 
made later, and left.


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