Digital Homesteading on my NN

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 11:52:12 EDT 2010


I'll call your URL Sim and raise you a SNOBOL.
Or mabe APL?
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Ron K. Jeffries









On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 03:46, Werner Almesberger <werner at openmoko.org> wrote:
> David Kuehling wrote:
>> It's always good to remember that you do not really depend on the
>> complexities of modern computers.
>
> Good things to know if your teleportation experiments go awry and
> you find yourself trapped in a little space probe heading for
> Aldebaran, with nothing to play for the next 2 Myears than a little
> 4004 :-)
>
> BTW, while we're collecting obscure languages, how about something
> C-like, sort of interpreted (in the Perl way), with objects, and a
> parasitic (*) type system ? :-) http://umlsim.sourceforge.net/
> (Bit rot hasn't been kind to it, so it doesn't build easily. The
> hooks into UML are hopelessly obsolete as well.)
>
> (*) The language lets you access types, e.g., structs, you can't
>    declare/generate within the language itself. Instead, they're
>    leeched from the debug information of C programs.
>
> - Werner
>
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