Fonds SCA218-GA204 - William Kindree fonds.

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William Kindree fonds.

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SCA218-GA204

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  • [ca 1966]-1990, predominant 1967-1971 (Creation)
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    Kindree, William

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6 cm of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm

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William Kindree was an undergraduate student of mathematics at the University of Waterloo in the 1960s and part of the team led by mathematics lecturers Paul Dirksen and Paul Cress that developed the WATFOR 360 compiler in 1966-1967 as well as its successor WATFIV.

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Fonds consists of material relating to William Kindree's involvement in the WATFOR 360 group and material relating to the 25th anniversary of WATFOR. Includes Kindree's notes (design and general) and draft documentation, guides and other publications about WATFOR, photocopied conference proceedings and published papers, correspondence, a newsletter, and a photograph of the WATFOR team.

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Donated by William Kindree in 2009.

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Files arranged alphabetically.

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  • Arranged and described by Anita Streicher, July 2010.
  • General revisions by DR, April 2020.

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  • English

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