COMmon Algorithmic Language definition language
(COMAL) A language for beginners developed by Benedict Loefstedt and Borge Christensen in 1973 and popular in Europe and Scandinavia. It has a Pascal
-like structure added to BASIC
. COMAL-80 has been adopted as an introductory language in Denmark.
There is a version for the Amiga
and a well-supported version for the PC
, running under MS-DOS
and Microsoft Windows
, called UniCOMAL. Recently, it has been developed as a web-scripting language called WebCOMAL.
There is a COMAL User's Group at 5501 Groveland Terr, Madison WI 53716, USA.
["Beginning COMAL", B. Christensen, Ellis Harwood 1982].