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An object-oriented language with fine-grained parallelism for distributed computing. Ellie is based on BETA, Smalltalk, and others. Parallelism is supported by unbounded RPC and "future" objects. Synchronisation is by dynamic interfaces. Classes, methods, blocks, and objects are all modelled by first-class "Ellie objects". It supports genericity, polymorphism, and delegation/inheritance.
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["Ellie Language Definition Report", Birger Andersen birger.andersen@acm.org, SIGPLAN Notices 25(11):45-65, Nov 1990].
(2000-04-02)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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