SNOBOL


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SNOBOL

(ˈsnəʊbɒl)
n
(Computer Science) String Oriented Symbolic Language: a computer-programming language for handling strings of symbols
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The year was 1970 and the programming to do this miraculous thing was in SNOBOL 4.
His early research focused on creating the SNOBOL (StriNg Oriented symBOlic Language) programming language, while at Bell Telephone Laboratories, and in creating the world's first operational Distributed Computer System, DCS, while at the ICS Department at the University of California at Irvine.
As a seasoned industry veteran, he spent 11 years at Bell Labs, where he helped design the first electronic switching system (ESS) and helped to design the programming language SNOBOL.