|XPL Language flass@Leginfo.LBDC.State.NY.US (Peter Flass) (2000-06-30)|
|Re: XPL Language firstname.lastname@example.org (Dave Bodenstab) (2000-07-01)|
|Re: XPL Language email@example.com (Sander Vesik) (2000-07-18)|
|Re: XPL Language firstname.lastname@example.org (Joachim Durchholz) (2000-07-23)|
|Re: XPL Language email@example.com (2000-07-27)|
|Re: XPL Language firstname.lastname@example.org (Andy Johnson) (2000-08-04)|
|Re: XPL Language email@example.com (2000-08-04)|
|Re: XPL Language firstname.lastname@example.org (2000-08-10)|
|Re: XPL Language email@example.com (Duane Sand) (2000-08-13)|
|[2 later articles]|
|From:||Sander Vesik <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||18 Jul 2000 12:52:23 -0400|
Peter Flass <email@example.com> wrote:
> A web site has been established for material related to the XPL
> programming language at:
> XPL, developed in the 1970's was one of the earliest "compiler
> compilers", was widely ported, and was the basis for a number of other
> languages such as the PL/M family.
> Since the heyday of XPL preceeded the Internet most of the material
> and sources for XPL are not generally available. The page contains a
> couple of links to material I could find. I would be interested in
> obtaining links, etc. to other materials.
> In particular, a FreeBSD port to Intel architecture was apparently done,
> but the sources seem to be no longer available. Also if anyone has a
> complete version of the original IBM 360 package I would be interested.
> Any other XPL-related material is welcome.
If there was indeed a FreeBSD port and the sources are unencumbered, then
the source distribution files should still remain on the FreeBSD CD-ROMS
of the time, provided there already were FreeBSD CD-s back then. I'm sure
owners of such will not object to sharing the file from there.
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