Meaning of EARLY PL/I in English

< language > (EPL) A PL/I subset dialect by McIlroy, Morris et al, the first running PL/I compiler . It was used by Bell Labs and MIT to write Multics . EPL had extensions to handle the segment/offset nature of Multics pointers.

See also REPL , TMG .

["EPL Reference Manual", Project MAC, April 1966].

[Sammet 1969, p. 542].


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