Should APL be a declining language?


The evolution of computer languages is compared with the evolution of natural languages. This suggests that APL might one day evolve to, or be replaced by, a non-declining form having only one basic syntax and only one class of object—as LISP has today. These “generalized objects” would embrace files, functions, and workspaces as we now… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/800142.805339


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