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orca:see killer whalekiller whale,
a large, rapacious marine mammal of the dolphin family. Historically considered one species, Orcinus orca,
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Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 1986. Similar to Modula-2, but with support for distributed programming using shared data objects, like Linda. A 'graph' data type removes the need for pointers. Version for the Amoeba OS, comes with Amoeba. "Orca: A Language for Distributed Processing", H.E. Bal <firstname.lastname@example.org> et al, SIGPLAN Notices 25(5):17-24 (May 1990).