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Growing a language

Author: Guy L Steele; ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages.
Publisher: Stanford, CA : University Video Communications, ©1998.
Series: Selections from OOPSLA '98
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Steele speaks on the idea of letting computer languages evolve, much as spoken languages do over time. The early concept of designing specific language structures with little room for adaptations worked for small computing communities, but not for today's worldwide communities. Steel suggests a combination of social and technical engineering is necessary for today's programming language designs.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Guy L Steele; ACM Special Interest Group on Programming Languages.
OCLC Number: 47778399
Notes: "OO98-Steele"--Container.
Event notes: Recorded during the 1998 OOPSLA Conference (Conference on Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages and Applications), sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Programming Languages (ACM/SIGPLAN).
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Selections from OOPSLA '98
Responsibility: Guy L. Steele.

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Steele speaks on the idea of letting computer languages evolve, much as spoken languages do over time. The early concept of designing specific language structures with little room for adaptations worked for small computing communities, but not for today's worldwide communities. Steel suggests a combination of social and technical engineering is necessary for today's programming language designs.

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