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Language peer sets for SHOAP:
United States
United States/1963
Designed 1963
1960s languages
Third generation
Early Cold War
Genus Symbolic assemblers
Symbolic assemblers
Fixed operation
Symbolic assemblers/1963
Fixed operation/1963
Symbolic assemblers/United States
Assemblers/United States
Fixed operation/United States



alternate simple view
Country: United States
Designed 1963
Genus: Symbolic assemblers

for Symbolic Horribly Optimizing Assembly Program

Kind of Anti-SOAP written by Knuth to make a 650 program run at 1/50th speed.

Related languages
SOAP III SHOAP   Parody of

  • Knuth, Donald E. (1986) Knuth, Donald E. "The IBM 650: An Appreciation from the Field" pp50-55 Extract: RUNCIBLEs, SOAPs etc
          in [AHOC] (1986) Annals of the History of Computing, 08(1) January 1986 (IBM 650 Issue)
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