An extension of ALGOL 60, used to write the ESPOL compiler on the Burroughs B5500, Burroughs B6500, and Burroughs B6700.
[“Burroughs B6700 Extended ALGOL Language Information Manual”, No. 5000128 (Jul 1971)].
[Sammet 1969, p. 196].
- Extended architecture
storage (XA) A CD-ROM drive specification required by Green Book CD-ROM and White Book CD-ROM formats. Drives labelled “XA ready” may require a firmware upgrade. (1994-11-02)
- Extended backus-naur form
language Any variation on the basic Backus-Naur Form (BNF) meta-syntax notation with (some of) the following additional constructs: square brackets “[..]” surrounding optional items, suffix “*” for Kleene closure (a sequence of zero or more of an item), suffix “+” for one or more of an item, curly brackets enclosing a list of alternatives, and […]
- Extended bnf
Extended Backus-Naur Form
- Extended capabilities port
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