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["A Digital System Design Language (DDL)", J.R. Duley, IEEE Trans on Computers c-17(9), pp. 850-861, Sep 1968].
An adventure language developed by M. Urban, C. Kostanick et al of the UCLA Computer Club. DDL was the forerunner of ADL.
Document Description Language.
Dynamic Data Exchange. (Originally "Linking").
DDL(1) (Data Description Language) A language used to define data and their relationships to other data. It is used to create the data structure in a database. Major database management systems (DBMSs) use a SQL data description language.
(2) (Document Description Language) A printer control language from Imagen that runs on the HP LaserJet series.
(3) (Direct Data Link) The ability of a supplier to directly interrogate a customer's inventory database in order to manage scheduling and shipping more efficiently. Pioneered by Ford Motor Co. in 1988, Ford lets suppliers check stock levels in assembly plants throughout North America.