COWSEL is a historical programming language created in 1964. COWSEL (COntrolled Working SpacE Language) is a programming language designed between 1964 and 1966 by Robin Popplestone. It was based on an RPN form of Lisp combined with some ideas from CPL. COWSEL was initially implemented on a Ferranti Pegasus computer at the University of Leeds and on a Stantec Zebra at the Bradford Institute of Technology; later, Rod Burstall implemented it on an Elliot 4120 at the University of Edinburgh. Read more on Wikipedia...
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- COWSEL first appeared in 1964
- See also: combined-programming-language, lisp, pop-2, reverse-polish-notation, pop-11, poplog
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