Preliminary work on adding character handling to Fortran by IBM ca. 1962. This name as never really used.
language Fortran Internal Translator. A subset of Fortran translated into IT on the IBM 650. It was in use in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Compilation took place in several steps (using punched cards as the only input/output media). FORTRANSIT was converted to IT Internal Translator which was converted into SOAP and thence to […]
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IBM’s internal name for early PL/I work ca. 1963. [Sammet 1969, p. 540]. (1994-10-25)
abuse, language /for’trash/ Hackerism for the Fortran language, referring to its primitive design, gross and irregular syntax, limited control constructs, and slippery, exception-filled semantics. [Jargon File] (1994-10-26)
[fawr-tris] /ˈfɔr trɪs/ noun 1. a large fortified place; a fort or group of forts, often including a town; citadel. 2. any place of exceptional security; stronghold. /ˈfɔːtrɪs/ noun 1. a large fort or fortified town 2. a place or source of refuge or support verb 3. (transitive) to protect with or as if with […]