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January 12, 2018 at 8:04 am
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The Burroughs main frames (the A series – the first compiler I ever write was for the B6500) used this approach – the OS would only load code produced and signed by a known compiler. In the controlled environment typical of mainframes this worked, but in the free-for-all of PCs it would be too restrictive.