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On 8/9/05, Uli Kusterer <> wrote:
> On Aug 8, 2005, at 23:35:57, Klaus Ripke wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 09:17:48PM +0100, Rob Kendrick wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, 2005-08-08 at 22:51 +0300, Boyko Bantchev wrote:
> >>> Hello all,
> >> otherwise elegant syntax look like Brainf
> >
> > everybody take a chill pill.
>   Don't worry, he's talking about a programming language:

I know.  There are also befunge, path, unlambda, whitespace,
oisc, urisc, and gkwe (god-knows-what-else)...
But I was actually serious about the preprocessor I described,
I do use it and find the style of writing convenient.  Making fun is
ok, but I was hoping to also provoke some exchange of opinions
on this.  Can't believe that absolutely noone is interested in such
a discussion.

Diego Nehab mentioned here that a macroprocessor is on the
way, and there is intention to do even more work towards
syntax customization.  In this respect, could Lua be used as a
preprocessor to itself?  Especially since Lua can compile &
execute Lua code?  Perhaps some form of a `syntax
bootstrapper'?  PL/I, in its time, had a preprocessor that was
more or less PL/I itself.  But these days preprocessors seem
not to be in fashion.