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Re: IPS and Amateur Satellite Software



Tom -

Hmm, FORTRAN (which was also my first programming language .. showing my age
and academic background I'm afraid), that would explain much of my
difficulty with
RPN and the right to left world, but there again I keep wanting to start
programming in column 7   :-)

GB

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Clark (W3IWI)" <tac@clark.net>
To: <Dquagliana@aol.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2001 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] IPS and Amateur Satellite Software


>  <snip>
> Personally my biggest problem with IPS (which was
> also true for the case of the HP35/41 calculator series) was the
difficulty
> of reviewing my old code later -- or even worse, someone else's code ;<{.
> In my way of linear thought, Reverse Polish is a write-only language
> concept! I grew up in a left-to-right Fortran world.
>
> 73, Tom


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