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Language Reference Manual

(for version 2.3.4)

Allen Leung


This reference manual provides an introduction to Prop, release 2.3.4. Prop is a multiparadigm extension of C++, and is designed for building high performance compiler and language transformation systems, using pattern matching and rewriting. This guide describes the syntax and semantics of the Prop language and describes how to develop programs using the Prop to C++ translator.

The author will neither assume responsibility for any damages caused by the use of this product, nor accept warranty or update claims. This product is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This product is in the public domain, and may be freely distributed. Prop is a research prototype. The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice.

Allen Leung
Mon Apr 7 14:33:55 EDT 1997