(IDL) A language designed by Nestor, Lamb and Wulf of CMU in 1981 for describing the data structures passed between parts of an application, to provide a language-independent intermediate representation.
It forms part of Richard Snodgrass
Not to be confused with any of the other IDLs.
Mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org.
["The Interface Description Language: Definition and Use," by Richard Snodgrass, Computer Science Press, 1989, ISBN 0-7167-8198-0].
[SIGPLAN Notices 22(11) (Nov 1987) special issue].