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Linux Journal: HLA: The High Level Assembly Programming Language

Jun 30, 2005, 21:15 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Panks)

"The High Level Assembly (HLA) programming language began at UCR in 1996 as a project of computer science professor Randall Hyde. Hyde began his project envisioning a programming language that everyone would love. He writes:

"'When I began writing HLA in the fall of 1996, I had visions of creating one of those 'universally accepted' language projects that everyone would love. I'd get big 'pats on the back' and people would talk about how great I was. [But] as the design for HLA began to solidify, and I had to make some hard decisions about compromises in the language, those visions of glory faded quickly...'"

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