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 Video: compiling, linking, loading, running Fortran on H316 
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Just for interest really - the Honeywell H316 was a 16kword by 16 bit machine with core storage, paper tape I/O and a printer. No disks! No mag tapes!

This is not, so far as I'm aware, a very-multi-pass Fortran compiler

More general info on the machine:

A bit of a backgrounder on the 1950's invention and introduction of Fortran:
"An account of the development of FORTRAN by those who did it."
(including the difficulty of believing a machine could produce code nearly as well as a person could)

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