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JEAN was a dialect of the JOSS programming language developed for and used on ICT 1900 series computers in the late 1960s and early 1970s; it was implemented under the MINIMOP operating system. It was used at the University of Southampton.[1]

JEAN was an acronym derived from "JOSS Extended and Adapted for Nineteen-hundred". It was operated from a Teletype terminal.


  1. ^ Rees, M.J. (24 October 1970). "Some improvements to the MINIMOP multi-access operating system". Software. Wiley InterScience. doi:10.1002/spe.4380010208. Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2009.