Fortran I

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An early version of Fortran designed by John Backus at IBM for the IBM 704. The design was begun in 1954 and a compiler released in April 1957.
[Was this the first Fortran?]
(1995-02-15)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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