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SNOBOLString Oriented Symbolic Language (Programming Language)
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He wrote a SNOBOL program to solve the problem of harmonizing the unfigured bass (given a sequence of bass notes, infer the chords and voice leadings that accompany these bass notes) by means of a set of rules such as "if the bass of a triad descends a semitone, then the next bass note has a sixth.
SNOBOL aficionados referred to it as a Do What I Mean (DWIM) language.
With a 33 megahertz 486DX microcomputer, using a SNOBOL programme, the 26 letters in a play can be tallied in two minutes.