Re: OT - Programming Languages w/o English Syntax
well i believe brainfuck does not have a english syntax but on the other
side i would consider it as a real "high level" programmming language ;)
you find information about it for example here:
but i don't think it is what you are searching for...
and i believe espacially modifing existing languages to different
commands (that is not really a new syntax ...) won't be a good idea:
it would make the code unreadable since then it would mean nothing if it
is written in c when there are diffrent dialekts for german, french,
swiss french, etc... . Even though i do think that it is important to
note that not everybody speaks english as a native speaker but it makes
communication easier if you do stick to existing standards....
On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 04:15:48 -0700
Tom <email@example.com> wrote:
> [OT, sorry -- but question is obscure, will be hard to google]
> Are any non-english-speaking readers aware of High-level programming
> languages using non-English syntax? Like, could I find a French C
> compiler that uses "pour" instead of "for" and "si" instead of "if"?
> Actually, I'd be highly curious if any Chinese researchers have
> attempted to do high-level coding using ideographs. My chinese
> friends have told me chinese language is like fuzzy logic: it would be
> an interesting exercise!
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