* Ovid <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2006-05-25 20:45]:
> The first hurdle would be the syntax.  The programmer just
> looking at the code would need to know when one section of code
> represents a snippet of logic programming.  Is the following a
> function call or a Prolog fact?
>   loves( 'foo', 'bar' );
> How would one assert facts and rules in Perl6?  How would one
> know that a variable is a logic variable and not a normal one?

Don’t forget that in Perl 6, the parser grammar is wide open for
modification. That is not an opportunity to be used lightly, but
I believe logic programming is a sufficiently “big” and distinct
extension that it justifies dedicated syntax.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/>

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