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executive systems programming oriented language

executive systems programming oriented language in Technology
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An ALGOL superset with high level instructions for low level actions, e.g. interrupting another processor on a multiprocessor system. Its single pass compiler was very fast: over 250 lines/s on a 10MHz processor.
ESPOL was used to write the MCP (Master Control Program) on the Burroughs 6700. It was superseded by NEWP.
["The B6700 ESPOL Reference Manual", Burroughs, 1970].
(2001-06-14)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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