I agree. The goal was to make computing as english like as possible, but the take away to that great experiment is that one can only go so far. People interpret what a person may mean. Computers do not have that luxury. Still xTalk is a magnificient accomplishment.
Bob S > On Mar 29, 2018, at 21:34 , Mike Kerner via use-livecode > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I agree that unquoted literals are not ideal. I think they should be > deprecated, and I think they should have been removed in 1986, so add that > to the LC10 list. They have always made reading scripts more difficult. > Readability and approachability are two things that have set xtalk apart. > Unquoted literals detract from that. _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list email@example.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode