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Alex definition

language
1. A polymorphic language being developed by Stephen Crawley of Defence Science & Tech Org, Australia. Alex has abstract data types, type inference and inheritance.
2. An ISWIM-like language with exception handling.
["An Exception Handling Construct for Functional Languages", M. Brez et al, in Proc ESOP88, LNCS 300, Springer 1988].
3. A scanner generator. Alexis is its input language.
["Alex: A Simple and Efficient Scanner Generator", H. Mossenbock, SIGPLAN Notices 21(5), May 1986].
(1994-12-15)
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Example sentences for alex
Ian often took alex around the world to educate him about other cultures.
Alex has some friends at school, one of which is named tom harris.
But alex does not mind as much, since he is hardly in school.
She shows signs of great attachment to alex, of an almost motherly kind.
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