(language)   1. A polymorphic language being developed by Stephen Crawley <[email protected]> of Defence Science & Tech Org, Australia. Alex has abstract data types, type inference and inheritance.

2.   (language)   An ISWIM-like language with exception handling.

["An Exception Handling Construct for Functional Languages", M. Brez et al, in Proc ESOP88, LNCS 300, Springer 1988].

3.   (tool)   A scanner generator. Alexis is its input language.

["Alex: A Simple and Efficient Scanner Generator", H. Mossenbock, SIGPLAN Notices 21(5), May 1986].

Last updated: 1994-12-15