<language, Tandem> (TAL) Not "Tandem Application Language". A block-structured, procedural language optimised for use on Tandem hardware. TAL is a cross between C and Pascal and is the primary system programming language on Tandem computers. Tandem has no assembler and originally had no C or Pascal.
[Was TAL derived from HP's System Programming Language?]
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