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Meaning of EL1

 
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Extensible Language One. An extensible language by B. Wegbreit of Harvard ca 1974. EL1 is internally somewhat lisp-like, but fully typed with records and pointers. The external syntax is algol-like and extensible, supporting user-defined data structures, control structures and operations. The parser is table-driven, with a modifiable set of productions. Used as the basis for the ecl operating system.

["Studies in Extensible Programming Languages", B. Wegbreit, Garland. Pub 1980].

 

 

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