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SPECIAL PURPOSE LANGUAGE [1 record]

Record 1 2002-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Programming Languages
DEF

A programming language that focuses its capabilities on a particular kind of application.

OBS

special-purpose language: Term and definition standardized by ISO/IEC.

Key term(s)
  • special purpose language

French

Domaine(s)
  • Langages de programmation
DEF

Langage de programmation adapté à un type particulier de problèmes.

CONT

les langages spécialisés [sont] destinés à un type particulier d'application (exemples : commande de machine-outils, conception assistée par ordinateur, visualisation graphique, etc.).

OBS

[...] les langages spécialisés [correspondent] à des machines spécifiques. La notion de langage spécialisé présente de nombreux liens avec celle de progiciel ou package [...]

OBS

Terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO/CEI.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Lenguaje de programación
DEF

Lenguaje de programación diseñado para ser utilizado, en aspectos relativamente estrechos, de áreas de aplicaciones mayores; por ejemplo, COGO, para la ingeniería civil, CDL, para el diseño lógico, etc.

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