FPfloating-point. 3. Functional Programming. A combinator-based functional language by John Backus stressing the use of higher-order functions. Implementation by Andy Valencia. ftp://apple.com/comp.sources.Unix/volume13. See also FFP, FL, IFP, Berkeley FP. ["Can Programming be Liberated From the von Neumann Style? A Functional Style and Its Algebra of Programs", John Backus, 1977 Turing Award Lecture, CACM 21(8):165-180 (Aug 1978)]. 4. (programming) Function Point.
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