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Bell Calculator 

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Country: United States
Designed 1978
Sammet category: Specialised Languages

for Bell Calculator

Lorinda Cherry, Bell Labs, 1978

An interactive mini-language for numerical calculation. Serves as a preprocessor for dc, supports infix notation.

Part of the Unix toolkit since V7.

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BC DC   Preprocessor for

  • Morris, Robert and Cherry, Lorinda (1978) Morris, Robert and Cherry, Lorinda "BC - An Arbitrary Precision Desk-Calculator Language"
          in (1978) Unix Programmer's Manual Volume 2, 7th Edition, AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1978.
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