Thursday, July 2

An Implementation of J

The Iverson Software folks have put up a free copy of their original book documenting J source code:

It's all pictures, so not searchable as text without OCR (but text search traditionally has been horrible in its treatment of J so there is some poetic justice here...).


(I had a few people tell me they wanted to see more of that kind of thing. I have not mustered enough round tuits to go there, but this is a step in that direction, and this book has been an important part of my internal understanding of the language implementation.)