LUCID is a historical programming language created in 1976. Lucid is a dataflow programming language designed to experiment with non-von Neumann programming models. It was designed by Bill Wadge and Ed Ashcroft and described in the 1985 book Lucid, the Dataflow Programming Language. pLucid was the first interpreter for Lucid.. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from Wikipedia:

     h = 1 fby merge(merge(2 * h, 3 * h), 5 * h);
     merge(x,y) = if xx <= yy then xx else yy fi
          xx = x upon xx <= yy;
          yy = y upon yy <= xx;

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