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Macro Expansion Technique

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069320D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hitchcock, RB Kellerman, E [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a technique for expanding macro-blocks using block expansion rules (BERS) that are coded as executable programs. The technique will be explained by describing an APL prototype system which was developed to test the concepts.