Re: OT - Programming Languages w/o English Syntax
At Fri, 17 Oct 2003 17:28:44 -0600,
Monique Y. Herman wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 at 22:37 GMT, Erik Steffl penned:
> > english has a fairly simple a regular grammar so it's
> > fairly easy to create english based programming language -
> > the basic control structures are pretty much english
> > sentences.
> > This would be fairly hard todo in other languages that has
> > more irregular grammar (the ones I know anything about
> > have a lot more complicated/irregular grammar).
> Hrm. German and Latin are much more regular than English.
> French is, too, iirc. English has a *lot* of irregularity.
If regularity is what you want, nothing beats good old binary.
The first alien communication we'll download will probably be
written in it.