ACM SIGAPL / APL2007 Conference / Montreal / one week away
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Sun Oct 21 12:35:20 CEST 2007
"Gosi" <gosinn at gmail.com> wrote in message
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> On Oct 20, 10:46 pm, rbe <berne... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 15, 5:22 am, Mike Kent <mk... at acm.org> wrote:
>> > Conference page
>> > // with links to program details //
>> > (updated Friday 10/12)
>> > http://www.sigapl.org/apl2007.html...
>> At APL2007, I'll be announcing the release of the APEX APL compiler,
>> version 0.0.0, under GPL Version 2.
>> If you can't wait until then, you can download it for Dyalog Linux
> Congratulations on your compiler.
> I looked through your pages and came across this
> "[This article originally appeared in the ACM SIGAPL Quote Quad, vol.
> 21, no.1, September 1990.]
> The APL character set has contributed, more than any other facet of
> the language, to its lack of acceptance in the computing community at
> large. The character set is a metaproblem -- not a problem in and of
> itself, but a creator of other recurring problems of hardware,
> software, ergonomics, and psychology. The adoption of new, ASCII-base
> dialects of APL, such as J, is suggested as one solution to the
> character set problem. "
> This is also the reason for why I will not be downloading your new
> compiler until there will be a J version of it, something I hope will
> be coming soon.
> I can not use the APL character set at all.
> It is too mixed up with my national characters.
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