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Language peer sets for Abstracto:
Designed 1979
1970s languages
Fourth generation
High Cold War
Specialised Languages
Specialised Languages/1979
Specialised Languages/nl


Algorithm description language 

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Country: Netherlands
Designed 1979
Sammet category: Specialised Languages

Paper language proposed by Meertens as an algorithm description language, rather than "pidgin"

Was designed from beginning to evolve, hence the target language of Abstracto 84

[?In Kant, every concept can be used generally and particularly. Used generally it is used in abstracto. ?]

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  • Meertens, Lambert (1979) Meertens, Lambert "Abstracto 84: The next generation" pp33-39 Abstract Extract: basics of Abstracto Extract: Abstracto as a pidgin Extract: Abstracto and Transformational Programming
          in [ACM] (1979) [ACM] Proceedings of the 1979 ACM annual conference
  • Meertens, L. G. L. T. (1987) Meertens, L. G. L. T. "An Abstracto Reader prepared for IFIP WG 2.1. Technical Report CWI Note CS-N8702, Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, April 1987.
          in [ACM] (1979) [ACM] Proceedings of the 1979 ACM annual conference
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