program design language

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Program Design Language definition


Any of a large class of formal and profoundly useless pseudo-languages in which management forces one to design programs. Too often, management expects PDL descriptions to be maintained in parallel with the code, imposing massive overhead of little or no benefit.
See also flow chart.
(1995-04-01)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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