An easy-to-use, columnar format third generation programming language used for transaction processing. It was implemented solely on the Honeywell Bull TPS6 database/transaction management system, on their Level 6 DPS6 minicomputers running under the GCOS6 operating system. In the UK it was used by local authorities, the Ministry of Defense, Rank Xerox (UK) and possibly others.

Being proprietary technology, Screenwrite's popularity waned with the introduction of open systems standards, relational databases and fourth generation languages but it is believed that some systems made it through Y2K.


Last updated: 2003-05-15

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