This is the genealogy of the programming language
CPL was first known as CPL around year 1965.
Then it begat BCPL around year 1967.
CPL was the Cambridge or Combined
Programming Language. It was designed during the 1960s at
Cambridge and London. See
http://www.lysator.liu.se/c/alan-on-bcpl.html for a little more
This genealogy is brought to you by the Programming
Languages Genealogy Project. Please send comments to