Datapoint's Advanced Systems Language

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DASL (Datapoint's Advanced Systems Language) was a programming language and compiler proprietary to Datapoint. Primarily influenced by Pascal with some C touches, it was created in the early 1980s by Gene Hughes.

The compiler output was assembly language, which was typically processed through a peep-hole optimizer before the assembler and linker.

Reflecting its name, DASL was used for systems programming, mainly by the vendor itself.

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