Go versus Brand X

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Nov 24 00:40:17 CET 2009


Robert Kern wrote:
> The easier it is to write *a* parser/analyzer for the 
> language in any other programming language, the more tools you will get 
> for a broader range of runtime environments, particularly constrained 
> environments like editors that may not be extensible at all.

Seems to me that having a bit more punctuation in the
language would make it easier for things like editors
that don't have sophisticated parsing abilities to
do a better job of syntax highlighting.

-- 
Greg



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