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Language Mercury

Date:04/20/05
Author:Fergus Henderson
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Comments:0
Info:http://www.cs.mu.oz.au/~zs/mercury.html
Score: (3.02 in 103 votes)
A purely declarative logic programming language. 
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% file: beer.m
% author: Fergus Henderson <fjh@cs.mu.oz.au>
% date: Thursday 9th November 1995

:- module beer.
:- interface.
:- import_module io.

:- pred main(io__state::di, io__state::uo) is det.

:- implementation.
:- import_module int.

main --> beer(99).

:- pred beer(int::in, io__state::di, io__state::uo) is det.

beer(N) -->
	( { N = 0 } ->
		io__write_string("Go to the store and buy some more!")
	;
		bottles(N),
		io__write_string(" on the wall,\n"),
		bottles(N),
		io__write_string(".\n"),
		io__write_string("Take one down, pass it around,\n"),
		{ N1 is N - 1 },
		bottles(N1),
		io__write_string(" on the wall.\n\n"),
		beer(N1)
	).

:- pred bottles(int::in, io__state::di, io__state::uo) is det.

bottles(N) -->
	( { N = 0 } ->
		io__write_string("No more bottles of beer")
	; { N = 1 } ->
		io__write_string("1 bottle of beer")
	;
		io__write_int(N),
		io__write_string(" bottles of beer")
	).

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