Met-english

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A Fortran-like language designed at Metropolitan Life in the early 1960s. It had support for variable-length bit fields. Most MetLife DP in the 1960s and 1970s was in Met-English. It was originally developed for Honeywell machines, but many programs still run under IBM MVS via a Honeywell emulator.
(1995-02-15)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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