[m-rev.] for review: reword reference manual introduction
jfischer at opturion.com
Wed May 17 16:28:42 AEST 2017
For review by anyone.
Reword reference manual introduction.
Reword the introduction: Mercury isn't new, it's over 20 years
old at this point.
Also, its current developers are no longer at the University
diff --git a/doc/reference_manual.texi b/doc/reference_manual.texi
index 5940aa57f..da3885401 100644
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ into another language, under the above conditions for modified versions.
-Mercury is a new general-purpose programming language, designed
+Mercury is a general-purpose programming language, originally designed
and implemented by a small group of researchers at the University
of Melbourne, Australia. Mercury is based on the paradigm of
purely declarative programming, and was designed to be
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