OpenLanguage: abstract syntax trees

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Fri Apr 20 14:06:51 EDT 2018

I was only proposing a possible framework. Obviously, Mark's brain is so complex (perhaps convoluted might be a better term) that the project may require millions of years and the 2nd most powerful computer ever devised in any space time to accomplish this task. Knowing the frustration of those who have attempted this before, it may be a good idea to start with asking ourselves, what is the question?

Bob S

> On Apr 20, 2018, at 09:07 , Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> you forgot the most important part of that, the dumbItDownForUsN00bz()
> function
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:50 AM, David Bovill via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Good idea.
>> Or a podcast. Yes that is what we should do. I’ll  send you an invite Mark
>> and describe the topic + projects that will go on the show.
>> On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 at 15:46, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at> wrote:
>>> What is needed for this is for someone to write a Waddingham Knowledge
>>> Extractor API, which would probably involve wtiting an intermediate
>>> Waddingham Syntax Distiller (and advanced kind of DSL in it's own right)
>> as
>>> well as a mind wave to digital conversion device. To my mind, the latter
>>> has not been invented yet, but nothing is stopping you from getting
>> started
>>> on the first two.
>>> Bob S

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