(language) A variant of DIBOL, used in Infotec computers. HIBOL was considered to be a very high level language and significantly easier to maintain than COBOL. It uses a single type of data object, called a flow, which is an indexed stream of data values. Computation is expressed as operations acting on flows.Language List. Translation of COBOL to HIBOL. ["HIBOL: a language for fast prototyping in data processing environments", Roland T. Mittermeir, Technische Universitaet Wien, Vienna, Austria, Proceedings of the workshop on Rapid Prototyping, ACM New York, NY, USA 1982, ISBN:0-89791-094-X, http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1006282]. [R. T. Mittermeir, "HIBOL - A very High Level Business Oriented Language, User Manual", TR DA 81/04/04, Institut fuer Angewandte Informatik und Systemanalyse, Technische Universitaet Wien, Wien, 1981].
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