[OT] Eternal programming

Mikael Olofsson mikael at isy.liu.se
Tue Jul 10 16:23:42 CEST 2001


On 07-Jul-2001 Roman Suzi wrote:
 >  No... Probably you have not understood.
 >  
 >  Lets imagine you want to run a program 300 years from now. C compiler no
 >  longer exists. Intel hardware sells no longer. No weird MS Word
 >  files. Python 123.3.4 with almost anything changed compared with version
 >  1.5.2 ;-)
 >  
 >  What is left:
 >  
 >  ... snipped ...
 >  
 >  So, after they program core interpreter according to specs, they will have
 >  all Eternal software ready to run!
 >  
 >  ... snipped ...
 >  
 >  AFAIK, there is nothing similar to Eternal apart from Turing machine or
 >  basic math notation.
 >  
 >  ... snipped ...

INTERCAL or Brainf***, anyone?

/Mikael

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