[Ads-l] Antedating of "Fortran"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Nov 28 19:01:54 UTC 2014

I should explain that the citation below is the correct one; the previous one I posted had an error in it.

Fred Shapiro

From: Shapiro, Fred
Sent: Friday, November 28, 2014 1:59 PM
Subject: Antedating of "Fortran"

Fortran (OED 1956)

1954 (title of document)  Specifications for the IBM mathematical FORmula TRANslating system, FORTRAN (International Business Machines Corp.)

Fred Shapiro

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