A string constituting the name of a element in an SGML document.
programming The possibility for a language to provided parameterised modules or types. E.g. List(of:Integer) or List(of:People). (1996-05-19)
- Generic markup
text In computerised document preparation, a method of adding information to the text indicating the logical components of a document, such as paragraphs, headers or footnotes. SGML is an example of such a system. Specific instructions for layout of the text on the page do not appear in the markup. (1996-05-19)
- Generic name
generic name n.
- Generic programming
programming A programming technique which aims to make programs more adaptable by making them more general. Generic programs often embody non-traditional kinds of polymorphism; ordinary programs are obtained from them by suitably instantiating their parameters. In contrast with normal programs, the parameters of a generic programs are often quite rich in structure. For example they […]