Now this going to be a cool conference: 3rd ACM SIGPLAN conference on History of Programming Languages, 2007, San Diego, California, June 09 - 10, 2007.
Some highlights from the 12 papers that are going to be presented and that are already in the ACM DL:
- Evolving a language in and for the real world: C++ 1991-2006 by Bjarne Stroustrup (self-archived draft)
- The rise and fall of High Performance Fortran: an historical object lesson by Ken Kennedy, Charles Koelbel, Hans Zima
- A history of Haskell: being lazy with class by Paul Hudak, John Hughes, Simon Peyton Jones, Philip Wadler (self-archived)