PenDraw - new language features

andrew.main1@ntlworld.com (Andrew Main)
4 Mar 2005 14:25:59 -0500

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From: andrew.main1@ntlworld.com (Andrew Main)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 4 Mar 2005 14:25:59 -0500
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Keywords: tools, available

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
data.


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