English Like?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Wed May 24 15:44:34 EDT 2017


On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 12:47 PM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hehe - what an enjoyable post to read - I couldn't resist 'biting'
> on a few things though ;)
>
> On 2017-05-24 17:57, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> Probably most of those programmers (like many well-established
>> LiveCode programmers) have invested so much time and effort
>> in learning the high level language(s) they already use that they are
>> unlikely to switch.
>
>
> This is partly true - however, 'no man is an island', people develop
> preconceptions about things over time which influence the choices in
> the future.
>
> I think it would be fair to say there might well be some sort of general
> 'meme' which floats around with regards to 'English-like' languages
> and not necessarily a positive one.



Star Trek is the best advocate for English-like computing in the future.
And now Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant have made it a reality.

Meme-like:  http://imgur.com/Dtp7IPQ

~Roger



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