Bondage-and-discipline Language N. A Language (such As Pascal

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bondage-and-discipline language n.

A language (such as
Pascal, Ada, APL, or Prolog) that, though ostensibly
general-purpose, is designed so as to enforce an author's theory of
`right programming' even though said theory is demonstrably
inadequate for systems hacking or even vanilla general-purpose
programming. Often abbreviated `B&D'; thus, one may speak of
things "having the B&D nature". See Pascal; oppose
languages of choice.