Filters in SL5

@article{Hanson1978FiltersIS,
  title={Filters in SL5},
  author={D. R. Hanson},
  journal={Comput. J.},
  year={1978},
  volume={21},
  pages={134-143}
}
  • D. R. Hanson
  • Published 1978
  • Computer Science
  • Comput. J.
  • The filter facility of the SL5 programming language permits the programmer to attach a procedural component to a variable. This procedural component can be used to 'filter' values assigned to the variable or to filter the value of the variable whenever it is fetched. Filters are the basis for the inclusion, at the source language level, of such features as tracing, dynamic datatype checking, generators, and dynamic protection mechanisms. Most importantly, filters are used for argument binding… CONTINUE READING

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