Parrot: Why the clunky syntax?

Gerrit Holl gerrit.holl at pobox.com
Mon Aug 30 15:03:21 CEST 1999


On Mon, Aug 30, 1999 at 03:49:39PM +1200, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Instead of a syntax like
> 
>   window @MyWindow "My First Window" {
>        menuBar {
>           menu "File" {
>              menuItem @New "New"
>           }
>   }
> 
> why not something more Python-inspired, e.g.
> 
>   window MyWindow("My First Window"):
>     menubar:
>       menu File:
>         menuitem New
> 
> After all, we like Python because it does without
> line noise like @{} -- don't we?
> 

What are you talking about?
I think I missed something...

regards,
Gerrit.




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