META 5

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META 5 definition


Early syntax-directed compiler-compiler, used for translating one high-level language to another.
Versions: META II, META-3.
["META 5: A Tool to Manipulate Strings of Data", D.K. Oppenheim et al, Proc 21st Natl Conf, ACM 1966].
[Sammet 1969, p. 638].
(1995-01-23)

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