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Language peer sets for Wegstein string Algol:
United States
United States/1962
Designed 1962
1960s languages
Second generation
Early Cold War
Genus Substrings
Numerical Scientific
Substrings/United States
File-reflexive/United States
Content-reflexive/United States
Numerical Scientific
Numerical Scientific/1962
Numerical Scientific/us

Wegstein string Algol(ID:7392/weg001)

String manipulation extensions to Algol 60 

alternate simple view
Country: United States
Designed 1962
Genus: Substrings
Sammet category: Numerical Scientific

Extensions to Algol 60 to incorporate the string manipulation functionality of (amongst others) COMIT.  

Wegstein and Yourden National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C.  

Evolved into AXLE, which in turn was influential to a wider degree.

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  • Wegstein, J. H. and Youden, W. W. (1962) Wegstein, J. H. and Youden, W. W. "A string language for symbol manipulation based on ALGOL 60" pp54-61 Abstract DOI Extract: Introduction
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