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The emulator B7094 come with Fortran 2 and Fortran 4. It's relatively easy to use (much easier than hercules, of course) : https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/b7094_ibm_7094_emulator.html Fortran 4 is very similar to the "still in use" Fortran 77 and any incompatibility can be easily patched. I don't remember if it's shipped with the emulator, ...


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For scientific and high performance computing Algol was considered, and possibly is still considered by some, to be a more powerful language than Fortran. Was (is) it? It might be great to have some reference to this. For the same algorithm encoded in both languages and using the same data, which of the two languages executed programs the fastest? A ...


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Theoretically, assuming two equally optimizing compilers, an Algol program may be either faster than a Fortran program implementing the same algorithm, if in Algol all subroutine parameters are declared as value, and accessed from within the subroutine more efficiently that in Fortran (where everything is passed by reference); or slower, if they are not, and ...


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