Madge T. Griswold

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The Icon programming language, which was conceived in 1977, was strongly influenced by the earlier SNOBOL languages and the subsequent SL5. This paper concentrates primarily on the early development of Icon, but also discusses subsequent versions. The motivation, design philosophy, and environmental factors that shaped Icon are emphasized in this paper.
– 1 – December 28, 1992 Icon workshops provide an opportunity for persons with an involvement in Icon to meet and discuss their mutual interests. The first two workshops were held in Flagstaff, Arizona in 1988 and 1990. The third workshop was held on September 10-11, 1992, in La Jolla, California. The workshop was sponsored by the Department of Computer(More)
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