Re: A Plain English Compiler

torbenm@app-4.diku.dk (=?iso-8859-1?q?Torben_=C6gidius_Mogensen?=)
17 Feb 2006 16:56:29 -0500

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From: torbenm@app-4.diku.dk (=?iso-8859-1?q?Torben_=C6gidius_Mogensen?=)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 17 Feb 2006 16:56:29 -0500
Organization: Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen
References: 06-02-122
Keywords: practice, comment
Posted-Date: 17 Feb 2006 16:56:28 EST

danrzeppa@gmail.com writes:




> Well, I speak english, and I found this compiler at www.osmosian.com
> that actually lets me use regular english sentences to program. I
> didn't have to learn any cryptic syntax or weird combinations of
> puncuation. It's just plain english.


Which reminds me of the eight law of computer programming:


Laws of Computer Programming


      8. Make it possible for programmers to write programs in English,
            and you will find that programmers cannot write in English.


                      -- SIGPLAN Notices, Vol 2 No 2




                Torben Mogensen
[But wait, it gets better. -John]


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