Fortran V

Fortran V

Preliminary work on adding character handling to Fortran by IBM ca. 1962. This name as never really used.
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* Expressed my concern that Cobol is disdained by academics, and yet they have made no effort to understand the needs of the application domain for which it was defined (shades of Wilkes's Fortran vs. Algol discussion).