Re: way-OT: regularity of german v. english [was: Re: OT - Programming Languages w/o English Syntax]
On Fri, 24 Oct 2003 at 20:54 GMT, David Jardine penned:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 12:11:49PM -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
>> english is like lego, yes there are some pieces that change shape
>> etc. but it consists mostly of bricks and brick like pieces. german
>> (and lot of other languages) is more like putty - you mold things
>> together. the lego-like structure of english makes it easier to
>> create a computer language...
> But what the hell is English about the syntax of, for example,
> if(isRed(the_fork)) ?
> It sounds more like Italian to me.
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