Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast


hosts: Randy Kindig, Kevin Savetz, Brad Arnold
email: antic@ataripodcast.com
twitter: @AtariPodcast
Facebook: facebook.com/groups/ataripodcast

 

May 21, 2017

Tom Eckmann, President of Kyan Software
 
Tom Eckmann was president and co-founder of Kyan Software. Kyan's flagship product was Kyan Pascal, an implementation of the Pascal programming language which was available for the Apple II, Atari 8-bits, and Commodore 64/128 computers.
 
This interview took place on May 19, 2017.
 
Teaser quote: "We sneered at Turbo Pascal because it was non-compliant, there were all of these un-pure features. ... He [Philippe Kahn] just looks looks at me and goes, 'Nobody gives a damn.'"
 
Kyan Software at AtariMania
 
Antic magazine review of Kyan Pascal
 
Kyan Pascal at Internet Archive