clp2 at rebertia.com
Fri Jan 16 06:42:17 CET 2009
On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 5:02 PM, The Music Guy <musicguy at alphaios.net> wrote:
> Just out of curiousity, have there been any attempts to make a version
> of Python that looks like actual English text? I mean, so much of Python
> is already based on the English language that it seems like the next
> natural step would be to make a programming language which is actually a
> spoken one.
> For example, the following code...
>>>> import os
>>>> def list_files(dirname):
>>>> for p in os.listdir(dirname):
>>>> print p
> ...might be translated as...
>>>> Import the operating system module.
>>>> Define a new function as "list files" which accepts
> "a path" and does the following:
> For every item in the list returned by the operating system's
> directory listing of the given path, do the following:
> Print the item.
>>>> List files from "some_dir".
Does the name "AppleScript" mean anything to you? ;-)
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