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--- pcc_history.mdwn	2007/09/27 18:45:41	1.2
+++ pcc_history.mdwn	2007/09/27 19:00:32	1.3
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-The compiler is based on the original Portable C Compiler by S. C. Johnson, written in the late 70's. Even though much of the compiler has been rewritten, some of the basics still remain.
+The compiler is based on the original Portable C Compiler by Stephen C. Johnson, written in the late 70's. Even though much of the compiler has been rewritten, some of the basics still remain.
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+A copy of S. C. Johnson's and Donn Seeley's 1987 ``A Tour Through the Portable C Compiler'' is available in [HTML](http://wolfram.schneider.org/bsd/7thEdManVol2/porttour/porttour.html) and
+[Postscript](ftp://226.net120.skekraft.net/pcc/porttour.ps). (For current pcc internal documentation, see the [[internals]] wiki page.)
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+Some history about pcc is in the [A History of UNIX before Berkeley: UNIX Evolution: 1975-1984](http://www.darwinsys.com/history/hist.html).
 
 About 50% of the frontend code and 80% of the backend code has been rewritten. Most stuff is written by Anders Magnusson, with the exception of the data-flow analysis part and the SSA conversion code which is written by Peter A Jonsson, and the Mips port that were written as part of a project by undergraduate students at LTU.
 

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