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Meaning of STAPLE

Pronunciation:  'steypul

 
Matching Terms:  staple gun, stapled, staplegun, stapler, staples, stapling machine

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  1. A programming language written at Manchester (University?) and used at icl in the early 1970s for writing the test suites. STAPLE was based on algol 68 and had a very advanced optimising compiler.

  2. Saint Andrews Applicative Persistent Language. Language combining functional programming with persistent storage, developed at St. Andrews University in Scotland. Tony Davie, <ad@cs.st-andrews.ac.uk>.

 

 

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