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- Re: The Importance of Terminology's Quality
- Steve Schafer
July 22, 2008, 4:29 pm
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Win32s thunks are a completely different beast from the original Algol
60 thunks. As far as I know, the first published description of thunks
Ingerman PZ (1961) Thunks: A way of compiling procedure statements with
some comments on procedure declarations, CACM 4:55-58.
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Re: The Importance of Terminology's Quality
What?! Microsoft took a technical term and used it to mean
something completely different than the widely used meaning?
The Algol usage is certainly what we were taught back in the
late 70's. I wasn't even aware that Microsoft had hijacked it
to mean something else.
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