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FX-87 definition

Effects. A polymorphic language based on Scheme, allowing side effects and first-class functions. It attempts to integrate functional and imperative programming. Expressions have types, side effects (e.g. reading, writing or allocating) and regions (stating where the effects may occur).
Versions: FX-89, FX-90.
["The FX-87 Reference Manual", D.K. Gifford gifford@lcs.mit.edu et al, MIT/LCS/TR-407, Oct 1987].
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