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Design considerations for new programming languages

  • Gerhard Seegmüller
Session 1: System Design Considerations
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 49)

Abstract

Enhanced language quality for construction of safer programs may be achieved by careful restriction of widely accepted general rules. Self-imposed programming disciplines should be overtly documentable in a language. Interactive programming languages have their proper place in heuristic exploration. For safer program construction they are even more inadequate than classical higher languages.

Systems for program construction should allow for high-level interactive use. They are examples of the type of application system which represents the body of knowledge of a certain application area in a way which allows safe and convenient usage of such knowledge.

Keywords

Public Procedure Interface Problem Exception Handling Procedure Module Program Construction 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Seegmüller
    • 1
  1. 1.Universität MünchenGermany

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