<language> Any programming language in which the programmer specifies an
explicit sequences of steps to follow to produce a result.
The term should not be confused with "imperative language". An example
(non-imperative) procedural language is LOGO, which specifies sequences of steps
to perform but does not have an internal state.
Other procedural languages include Basic, Pascal, C, and Modula-2.
Both these types of language are in contrast to declarative languages, in which
the programmer specifies neither explicit sequences of actions nor internal
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<language> (PL/SQL) Oracle Corporation's proprietary procedural language
extension of industry-standard SQL.
[Features? Reference? Any relation to PL/I?]
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