Black holes as syntax, Was: Whitespace as syntax (was Re: Python Rocks!)

Brad Howes bradh at
Thu Feb 10 06:45:37 CET 2000

James Logajan <JamesL at Lugoj.Com> writes:

> By the way, speaking of code blocks, does anyone know of any languages that
> use blocks...literally? That is, given the prevalence of GUIs, a development
> environment/language where code is contained in rectangles?

The scripting language 'Frontier' has an outline metaphor -- you can
collapse/expand blocks of code. Check out


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