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The FL Project: The Design of a Functional Language Alexander Aiken
 

Summary: The FL Project: The Design of a Functional Language
Alexander Aiken
Computer Science Division
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1776
email: aiken@cs.berkeley.edu
John H. Williams
IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Rd.
San Jose, CA 95120
email: williams@almaden.ibm.com
Edward L. Wimmers
IBM Almaden Research Center
650 Harry Rd.
San Jose, CA 95120
email: wimmers@almaden.ibm.com
Abstract
FL is the result of an e ort to design a practical functionalprogramminglanguage based on Backus'
FP. This paper provides an introduction to and critique of the FL language. The language e ort is
analyzedfromseveral pointsofview: languagedesign, implementation,and user experiences. Emphasis

  

Source: Aiken, Alex - Department of Computer Science, Stanford University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences