Pack Rattery and the Internet

Since November 2, 1975 I have kept in my possession a 14 13/16” x 11” x 1 7/16” listing of the 3.4 release of the Pascal compiler for the CDC 6000 series computers. This listing includes the compiler (128 pages), cross reference (36 pages), and Pascal library source, some of which is written in Pascal and the rest in COMPASS, the CDC assembly language (144 pages).

The listing begins:

(*$U+  COMPILE UP TO COLUMN 72 ONLY*)


(*********************************************************
 *                                                       *
 *                                                       *
 *            COMPILER FOR PASCAL 6000 - 3.4             *
 *            ******************************             *
 *                                                       *
 *                                                       *
 *                 RELEASE  1  JUNE 1974                 *
 *               UPDATE 1-10 1/7/74- 1/8/75              *
 *                                                       *
 *                                                       *
 *           CDC SCIENTIFIC CHAR SET VERSION             *
 *        (00B AND 63B ARE TREATED IDENTICALLY)          *
 *                                                       *
 *     AUTHOR:   URS AMMANN                              *
 *               INSTITUT FUER INFORMATIK                *
 *               EIDG. TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE             *
 *       CH=8006 ZUERICH                                 *
 *                                                       *
 *********************************************************)

Yet I think I have been outdone. Several listings of the Pascal compiler have been scanned in and made available as PDF files here. Perhaps, some day, a software archeologist will want to know the differences between the 1/8/75 Release 1 compiler and the March 1976 Release 2 compiler [PDF file].
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