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  • adjective Not procedural.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ procedural

Examples

  • Giving access to care to all people in the U.S. is one problematic goal, as are cutting costs for Medicare, paying a fair amount to nonprocedural doctors, lowering costs of drugs and medical equipment, etc.

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  • One aspect of programming not generally realized is that more complex problems can be solved by automatic nonprocedural processing than for procedural code.

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  • Database queries are not expected to specify the processing logic, they are nonprocedural and declarative, requesting what data is desired.

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  • The XQuery developers also say their product is nonprocedural and declarative.

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  • Again, it seems that if a product can optimize its specified logic automatically, it is considered nonprocedural and declarative by product developers.

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  • I also see that semistructured fuzzy processing can be processed automatically utilizing nonprocedural navigationless processing by stepping back and looking at the processing of the entire query.

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  • These XML professionals believe that XPath navigation is nonprocedural and declarative even though the navigation logic has to be correctly specified in the procedural navigational order of the elements accessed.

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  • What worries me is if XML product developers believe their products are truly nonprocedural and declarative today, will they ever consider making their products more automatic and truly nonprocedural for nontechnical users or are they content in continually using user procedural navigation when it can be fully automated?

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  • With SQL's automatic and true nonprocedural processing, it performs only the processing necessary to produce the result for the data items that are specified in the SELECT list.

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  • If the user has to specify the procedural logic involved in communicating the desired effect and has to know the structure in order to specify the elements in correct database order, it certainly does not seem nonprocedural to me.

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