Personalized Syntax: [was Dependence on Programming Experts]

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Mon Jul 17 11:41:27 EDT 2006


Geoff, et al:

>I think the key for something like this will be when we move beyond 
>what could be described as "keyboard shortcuts," and into something 
>that can only be described as enhanced syntax, i.e. something that 
>actually changes the way you think when you program.

Don't know if these qualify, but

* Non-native English speakers might translate Rev into their native 
language.  [Only to see it translated to English upon returnInField.]

* One might create a font of high-order special characters and dabble 
in symbolic programming
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Serendipity Software Company

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Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

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