[Oberon] Reiser - Wirth book

Frans-Pieter Vonck fp at vonck.nl
Sun Oct 3 13:30:21 MEST 2010

Hello Duke,

You could take a look a the book of Eric Nikitin, Into the realm of Oberon.
It is a nice introduction into the formalism of programming and still used
in the first year class programming at the University of Antwerp.


I do not have
> On Thu, 30 Sep 2010, Treutwein Bernhard wrote:
> Hello Bernhard,
>> I vaguely remember that there was something ...
>> but apparently ftp://ftp.inf.ethz.ch/ is down.
> Yes! I saw it there, but like you say, the A2 ftp server is in a coma
> - again! ;)
>> Thanks to Jan Verhoeven who has provided a copy:
>> http://fruttenboel.verhoeven272.nl/Oberon/data/ProgrammingInOberon.tar.gz
> I have that, thanks. However, the conceptual questions in the
> exercises are not dealt with in Jan's bundle. I think though, I've
> changed my mind about _how_ I want to learn Oberon. "Programming in
> Oberon - Steps Beyond Pascal and Modula" is for CS students and
> mathematicians - not a hacker and and long-time string manipulator
> like me. I wish that I could find an Oberon tutorial that resembles
> the approach taken in the following Icon language tutorial:
> "Icon Programming for Humanists", at
> http://unicon.sourceforge.net/ubooks.html
>  - bottom of page. If you (or anyone else on this list) are aware of
>  such a document, would you please let me know? Thank...
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