|PenDraw - new language features email@example.com (2005-03-04)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Main)|
|Date:||4 Mar 2005 14:25:59 -0500|
|Posted-Date:||04 Mar 2005 14:25:59 EST|
I have written a compiler for <a
href="thhp://www.pendraw.co.uk">PenDraw</a> - a language of my own
invention. It accords with Foley & van Dam's "procedure hierarchy".
It is for 2D graphics, but has some features that I believe unique.
Graphics attributes can be applied to procedure calls, but it also has
controls that can modify or even prevent attributes from being
applied. Thus it offers a much richer set of hierarchy possbilities
than a data-structure hierarchy can.
It outputs XML-SVG. It is intended to be to graphics what Perl is to
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