SNOBOL5

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SNOBOL5 is an update from SNOBOL4. More information can be found at http://snobol5.org .

Oregon SNOBOL5 is an open source implementation for 64bit Windows and Linux on x86 processors. SNOBOL originated in Bell Laboratories in the 1960's. The language is useful for string processing, pattern matching, and many other things. Particularly compact code is the norm. Sample programs, documentation and source code can be found at the site above. The language interpreter is written in x86 assembly language. Those learning about assembly language may also be interested in the assembly procedures for creating both Windows and Linux executables. A debugging capability is included.