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ellie in Technology
An object-oriented language with fine-grained parallelism for distributed computing. Ellie is based on BETA, Smalltalk, and others. Parallelism is supported by unbounded RPC and "future" objects. Synchronisation is by dynamic interfaces. Classes, methods, blocks, and objects are all modelled by first-class "Ellie objects". It supports genericity, polymorphism, and delegation/inheritance.
["Ellie Language Definition Report", Birger Andersen, SIGPLAN Notices 25(11):45-65, Nov 1990].
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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  • ellie Dawson took the steaks from the grill and set them, still sizzling, on the dinner table.

    The Coffin Cure Alan Edward Nourse
  • While one of the matrons was at work upon it, ellie listened to the conversation.

  • From all which you may guess that the professor was not the least of little ellie's opinion.

    The Water-Babies Charles Kingsley
  • Nothing could have been pleasanter to me, ellie, except Mr. Marshman's gift.

    The Wide, Wide World Susan Warner
  • You may go when you please, and do what you please there, ellie.

    The Wide, Wide World Susan Warner

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