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Langage Implementation Systeme.

A predecessor of Ada developed by Ichbiah in 1973. It was influenced by Pascal's data structures and Sue's control structures. A type declaration can have a low-level implementation specification.

["The System Implementation Language LIS", J.D. Ichbiah et al, CII Honeywell-Bull, TR 4549 E/EN, Louveciennes France (Dec 1974)].

["The Two-Level Approach to Data Independent Programming in LIS", J.D. Ichbiah et al, in Machine Oriented Higher Level Languages, W. van der Poel ed, N-H 1974, pp.161-169].
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