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LISP70 definition


A Lisp dialect descended from MLISP and MLISP2. Also known as PLISP and VEL. Useful for parsing. Only the pattern-matching system was published and fully implemented. According to Alan Kay, LISP70 had an influence on Smalltalk-72. "The LISP70 Pattern Matching System, Larry Tesler et al, IJCAI 73.
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