Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-12 Thread Dominikus Herzberg
Hi John, I don't want to do Ian something wrong. That's how I remember our discussion. If of importance, let's chrosscheck with him. Cheers, Dominikus 2010/5/10 John Zabroski johnzabro...@gmail.com I can't seem to find the paper where VPRI references it, but somewhere I think they reference

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-12 Thread John Zabroski
correction, Takashi Yamamiyacited that paper in http://www.vpri.org/pdf/tr2007008_steps.pdf On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 9:47 AM, Dominikus Herzberg herzb...@hs-heilbronn.de wrote: Hi John, I don't want to do Ian something wrong. That's how I remember our discussion. If of importance, let's

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-12 Thread Takashi Yamamiya
Yes, I'm very interested in the theory part of stack language, especially functional ones like Joy and Cat are fun. I even wrote them in Squeak and Javascript. You can play with it at http://www.cat-language.com/interpreter.html Cheers, - Takashi On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 11:23 AM, John Zabroski

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-10 Thread Dan Amelang
Hi Chris, glad to have you around! On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Chris Double chris.dou...@double.co.nz wrote: On 10/05/10 04:59, Alan Kay wrote: There are already quite a few Smalltalk elements in Factor (and the postfix language itself (for most things) could be used as the byte-code

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-10 Thread Dan Amelang
FYI, there are some failed experiments left over in this grammar. Like the [ exprs:xs ] syntax for tuples and the whole idea of tuple reductions (e.g., ∧[ expr:x ]). Dan On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 11:02 PM, Alessandro Warth alexwa...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Chris, Here's the nile parser that I wrote

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-09 Thread Chris Double
On 10/05/10 04:59, Alan Kay wrote: There are already quite a few Smalltalk elements in Factor (and the postfix language itself (for most things) could be used as the byte-code engine for a Smalltalk (looking backwards) and for more adventurous designs (looking forward)). Factor already has a

[fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-08 Thread Max OrHai
Hello all. I'm an undergraduate student (formerly CS, now math) and I've been reading this list since the beginning of the STEPS project: this is one of the most promising things I'm aware of going on in computing right now. (I'm a big fan of Haskell's rising popularity, although it's more of a

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-08 Thread Alan Kay
Hi Max, Well, what properties do you think might be enormously problematic with stack languages ? Cheers, Alan From: Max OrHai max.or...@gmail.com To: Fundamentals of New Computing fonc@vpri.org Sent: Sat, May 8, 2010 4:49:14 PM Subject: [fonc] Other

Re: [fonc] Other interesting projects?

2010-05-08 Thread Max OrHai
max.or...@gmail.com *To:* Fundamentals of New Computing fonc@vpri.org *Sent:* Sat, May 8, 2010 4:49:14 PM *Subject:* [fonc] Other interesting projects? Hello all. I'm an undergraduate student (formerly CS, now math) and I've been reading this list since the beginning of the STEPS project