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Meaning of EXECUTIVE SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING ORIENTED LANGUAGE

 
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An algol superset with high level instructions for low level actions, e.g. interrupting another processor on a multiprocessor system. Its single pass compiler was very fast: over 250 lines/s on a 10MHz processor.

ESPOL was used to write the MCP (Master Control Program) on the burroughs 6700. It was superseded by newp.

["The B6700 ESPOL Reference Manual", Burroughs, 1970].

 

 

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