TRAC, a procedure-describing language for the reactive typewriter

  title={TRAC, a procedure-describing language for the reactive typewriter},
  author={Calvin N. Mooers},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
A description of the TRAC (Text Reckoning And Compiling) language and processing algorithm is given. The TRAC language was developed as the basis of a software package for the reactive typewriter. In the TRAC language, one can write procedures for accepting, naming and storing any character string from the typewriter; for modifying any string in any way; for treating any string at any time as an executable procedure, or as a name, or as text; and for printing out any string. The TRAC language… CONTINUE READING
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