Summary

Interpreter for the COMIT II programming language.

COMIT, dating from 1957, was the first programming language designed specifically for string manipulation. It was directly ancestral to SNOBOL, and through SNOBOL to sed(1), perl(1) and all other languages built around regular expressions. A Retrocomputing Museum project.

Resources


NEWSproject news
TODOto-do file
COPYINGproject license
READMEroadmap file
comit-0.1.tar.gzgzipped source tarball
comit-paper.htmlDocumentation
comit-manual.htmlDocumentation
comit.htmlDocumentation

The project repository is at https://gitlab.com/esr/comit.

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Recent Changes

   Passes basic regression tests.
   Some features are not yet implemented; see TODO.

Supporters

This work is funded by...

My Bronze supporters on Patreon: Martin Hohenberg, Jae Yang, Daniel Garber, Kyle Burkholder, Mike Nichols, Mark Ping, Tom Taylor, Arnold F. Williams, George Brower, Michael Nygard, Brendan Long, Sven Dowideit, Dave Witten, Jonathan Cast, James Cronin, David L. Jessup, Christopher Chang, Killer Delicious, Jacob Lyles, Neil Anuskiewicz, Mordant, Clemens Ladisch, Wojciech Woytniak, Masa Bando, John Carmack, Xingyu Wang, Jane Tang, Steven Evans, Jan Roudaut, Hsueh Sung, Ken LaCrosse, taishi28012, John Simpson, Jerod Tufte, Paul Abbott, Stan Witherspoon, Donald Greer, Gratiela Chergu, Michael Ciagala, Dale Carstensen, Chip Davis, Liudmilla Karukina.

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