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BeBOP

(language)
A language combining sequential and parallel logic programming, object-oriented and meta-level programming. Both don't know nondeterminism and stream AND-parallelism. Prolog theories are first order entities and may be updated or passed in messages. BeBOP is implemented by translation to NU-Prolog and PNU-Prolog.

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Cops distrusted beboppers for three main reasons: The new breed of jazzmen were anti-establishment, they were confrontational in matters of race, and they had a fondness for heroin.
Tradition of Douglass of David Walker Garner Turner Tubman of ragers yeh ragers (of Kings, & Counts, & Dukes of Satchelmouths & SunRa's of Bessies & Billies & Sassys & Ma's Musical screaming Niggers yeh tradition of Brown Wells & Brown Sterling & Brown Clifford of H Rap and H Box Black Baltimore sister blues antislavery singers countless funky blind folks & oneleg country beboppers bottleneck in the guitarneck dudes whispering thrashing cakewalking raging ladies & gents getdown folks, elegant as skywriting tradition (Reader 303)
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Zootsuit spit-and-polish, like beboppers of the forties and fifties on the sleeves of Hatch's record albums, Ward Wardell is leaning against a black hearse, his face cold and blank.
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