Program Design Language


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Program Design Language

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.
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Designs were recorded in a program design language, and by the end of design, level 4 represented a 1:4 ratio of design language to estimated sources lines of code.

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