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Document Details


Title: William Mitchell
Local code: OH 203
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Mitchell discusses his introduction to Icon through his use of SPITBOL. He describes the process of making Icon compatible to various environments and notes the types of documentation and tools that are produced. He talks about several research assistants that he worked with on the Icon project. Mitchell discusses the usability of Icon in a software development environment and describes the use of C in conjunction with Icon.
Extent: 22 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=202
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mitchell, William, 1943-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1943
Speaker occupation: Computer programmer
Age at speaking: 47
Document location: Flagstaff, AZ
Document date: 25-Jul-1990
Interviewer: Cargo, David S.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024012-25555