Diagramming Robust AI

Simon Read blurgh at bleah.blah.retch
Wed Apr 1 06:23:14 EST 1998


Jerry Avins <jyavins at Xerols.com> wrote:
>Phil Roberts, Jr. wrote:
>> 
>> Riddle (#2):  Why is FORTH called FORTH?
>> 
>> --
>> 
>>                Phil Roberts, Jr.
>> 
>> Feelings of Worthlessness and So-Called Cognitive Science
>>         http://www.geocities.com/Athens/5476
>
>C is called C because it was intended to B, code that ran on the machine
>used for development.

Wasn't it a successor to BCPL ?

> Forth is called that because it came after
>something like Third, and Moore's system couldn't take 6-character
>names. If I'm so smart, how come I don't know why they named me
>Jeremiah?

Oh, I thought "Jerry" was short for "Geraldine."




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