[CM] music5?

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at cesmail.net
Sat Apr 26 15:04:32 PDT 2008

Bill Schottstaedt wrote:
> I've added music5.f to the Snd tarball and CVS site.  It's the
> version of music 5 we had here at Stanford in the late 60's,
> typed in laboriously by yours truly from faded and yellowing
> XGP output.  The "I" and "1" characters (which make up 50%
> of the total) are nearly indistinguishable in this output, so
> my eyes are blurry, my hands are palsied, my shoulders
> hurt.  I need a beer.  Anyway, I would love to get this working,
> but I can't remember much Fortran, and gfortran doesn't
> like the dialect used in music5.f ("obsolete arithmetic IF" etc).
> If anyone is interested, I'd be more than happy to run back
> to the sources to check up on typos and so on.
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Well ... I started my career doing Fortran II and assembler programming 
on the IBM 7094, which is where Max Matthews started the "Music" series. 
What dialect is it -- Fortran II, Fortran IV or Fortran 66? What did you 
run it on at Stanford, a PDP-6/10/Decsystem 10/20?

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