Compaq WebL

I noticed that WebL was mentioned in the thread on NQL on the old Lambda,
as not being maintained any more, it seems that it is maintained at the following site:

there are a number of old projects around the same site:

some of these are also on the currently maintained
WebL among them. (Some of these look quite tasty and useful)

a language that is not being maintained on the new downloads is obliq:

which strikes me as being relevant to the whole argument about objects and messages.

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WYSIWYG Web Wrapper factory

one of the links on Webl I found mentioned a comparison of HEL and WebL by Arnaud Sahuguet, I was of course intrigued by the mention of HEL being scandinavian, the link was a 404 but googling further brought me to this study
' a declarative extraction language (the HTML Extraction Language) to express robust extraction rules and a mapping interface to export the extracted information into some user-defined data-structures. To assist the user and make the creation of wrappers rapid and easy, the toolkit offers some wysiwyg support via some wizards. Together, they permit the fast and semi-automatic generation of ready-to-go wrappers provided as Java classes. W4F has been successfully used to generate wrappers for database systems and software agents, making the content of Web sources easily accessible to any kind of application.'