[Python-ideas] Python as meta-language

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at uci.edu
Sun Dec 24 20:36:47 CET 2006


Talin <talin at acm.org> wrote:
> One of my long-standing interests is in mini-languages, particularly 
> declarative languages. I'm always looking out for examples where a 
> declarative language is used to represent some idea or concept that is 
> not easily written in an imperative language. Examples are the behaviors 
> of particle systems, kinematic constraints, formalized grammars, logical 
> inferencing systems, query languages, and so on. In other words, you are 
> using a language to describe a complex set of relationships, but you 
> aren't giving specific commands to execute in a specific order.

If you haven't already seen it, you should check out Logix:
http://www.livelogix.net/logix/

 - Josiah




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