[portland] Python shell designs

Dylan Reinhardt python at dylanreinhardt.com
Thu Jul 17 19:34:32 CEST 2008


On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 9:29 AM, kirby urner <kirby.urner at gmail.com> wrote:
[SNIP]
> Maybe you only get a few of these funny objects responsive to dot
> notation, per Max Headroom example.  It's enough to get you thinking.
> Could be it's something teachers use to assist newbies in getting
> "dot notation" in the first place.  <<real-looking cat>>.meow ( 4 )
> would trigger a sound.  Fun sandbox.  Suggests applications.

It's not a shell, but I think you might be describing something like
the Alice project:

http://www.alice.org/index.php?page=what_is_alice/what_is_alice

It was originally written in Python, not sure if that's changed in
more recent years.

FWIW...

Dylan


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