Control Language


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Control Language

(language)
(CL) The batch language for IBM RPG/38, used in conjunction with RPG III.

See also OCL.
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"[SCXML] is used as a general control language," he says.
The Pro C Series has six new models capable of professional-quality prints, Wi-Fi b/g/n is available in two of the models, and two others support Printer Control Language (PCL) and Postscript.
Navy, BZ was spoken as "Baker Zebra." In the meanwhile, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) had adopted English as the international air traffic control language. They developed a phonetic alphabet for international aviation use, designed to be as "pronounceable" as possible by flyers and traffic controllers speaking many different languages.
The SCPI (Standard Commands for Programmable Instruments) Consortium evolved to standardize the control language used between programmable instruments.
Humans have been trying to control language with rules of grammar, spelling, and punctuation for as long as there has been language, but it is futile to do it.
The biggest remaining weakness in putting the 360 software into the hands of remote computing users is the quite amazing incoherence and complexity of IBM's standard job control language. It is noteworthy that almost all of the IBM machine based US bureaux in this field have devised simplified job control software.
For the dedicated dialog boxes were used Dialog Control Language and Visual Lisp packages.
The combined solution provides enterprise customers with near-effortless, snap-in SSH protocol-based encryption for FTP file transfers to and from IBM z/OS mainframes, without requiring any changes to Job Control Language (JCL) jobs, data files or application infrastructure.
Though both firms had incorporated change in control language into their respective trust documents, only the one that adopted potential change in control provisions succeeded in fending off trust amendments that would have watered down its executives' compensation arrangements.
Their conclusion was that the security of the West rests on a "restoration of its certainties", and on a new form of deterrence in which enemies will find there is not, and never will be, a place in which they feel safe.The generals concluded that NATO should adopt an asymmetrical and relentless pursuit of its targets regardless of others' sovereignty; to surprise; to seize the initiative; and to use all means, including the nuclear option, against its enemies.In Foucault's discourse, he identified a further group of rules serving to control language: None may enter into discourse on a specific subject unless he or she is deemed qualified to do so.
Nonetheless, it seems to me that we may expect something of an increased ability to interpret one's own and others' language uses, an increased ability to control language rather than be controlled by it.