Category talk:SNOBOL4

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... and yes, it is in use and still being actively developed. --Axtens 03:33, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

Curious, should this language be named "SNOBOL" with "SNOBOL4" given as an implementation? Or is SNOBOL4 a distinct language in its own right? --IanOsgood 18:43, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

SNOBOL4 is a separate language. It's not SNOBOL 4 (or 4.0). Actually anything before SNOBOL4 is considered lousy -- even among die-hard SNOBOL fans.

SNOBOL5 development was started, but the language evolved eventually into Icon... rms_s4