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Fri Jan 16 11:15:41 CET 2009
On Jan 16, 5:39 pm, Erik Max Francis <m... at alcyone.com> wrote:
> Inform 7 has some
> interesting ideas, but I think the general problem with English-like
> programming language systems is that once you get into the nitty gritty
> details, you end up having to know exactly the right things to type,
This has always been my impression of Inform 7. I have a lot of
respect for what they've set out to achieve but English isn't exactly
known for its lack of ambiguity. This is great for literature but not
so helpful for programming.
> which ultimately get just as complicated as a more traditional
> programming language syntax.
And much more verbose, as well.
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