University of Virginia, Department of Computer Science
CS655: Programming Languages, Spring 2001

Manifest: Thursday 22 February 2001
Assignments
Today Problem Set 2
out Tuesday Problem Set 3 (involves writing English, not Scheme)
Readings
Read at before class Tuesday: As you read the Algol 60 report, think about the following questions:
Links
If you were bothered by the sexist language in Guy Steele's Growing a Language, read Douglas Hofstadter's A Person Paper on Purity in Language.

If you weren't bothered by the sexist language in Guy Steele's Growing a Language, read Douglas Hofstadter's A Person Paper on Purity in Language.

If you didn't read Guy Steele's Growing a Language, you probably should now (and then select from options one and two).

Applicants must also have extensive knowledge of Unix, although they should have sufficiently good programming taste to not consider this an achievement.
Hal Abelson, MIT job advertisement


CS 655 University of Virginia
Department of Computer Science
CS 655: Programming Languages
David Evans
evans@cs.virginia.edu