PCOL - A protocol-constrained object language

  title={PCOL - A protocol-constrained object language},
  author={Jan van den Bos},
  journal={SIGPLAN Notices},
  • Jan van den Bos
  • Published in SIGP 1987
  • Computer Science
  • SIGPLAN Notices
  • Object languages present a flexible tool for programming. They facilitate the encapsulation of datastructures and procedures. Objects also offer a natural construct for parallel programming. Each object could run as a separate process on its own processor. The weak point of object languages is the communication between objects. The burden is on the programmer to carefully use the communication facilities in order to prevent undisciplined and often erroneous specifications. PCOL, is an object… CONTINUE READING


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