[SIGCIS-Members] Larry Josephson

Laurent Bloch lb at laurentbloch.org
Sat Aug 27 10:53:37 PDT 2022

Ah, the Slash-asterisk /* ! I was young... The first course I taught
was JCL, in 1972. And the terrific DD cards...

Le samedi 27 août 2022 Ceruzzi, Paul a écrit ceci :

> I just learned of the passing of Larry Josephson, whose radio program I used to listen to while growing up in the New York metropolitan region in the 1960s. I won't go into details, only to say that the Wikipedia entry for him does not come close to describing what it was like to listen to WBAI in its heyday.
> Years later I had a chance to meet him, and when I told him of my scholarly interests, he told me that he was the person who developed the codes for IBM's Job Control Language (JCL). Including the Slash-asterisk /*
> Now you know.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Josephson

Laurent Bloch - https://laurentbloch.net - lb at laurentbloch.org
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