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On 2/16/11, Axel Kittenberger <> wrote:
> Indeed, and to shed a story that leds way away from Lua. Years back,
> within the static/compiling paradigm, I wondered why we stick to these
> ascii representations of coding language. Much of this bickering "lets
> use this character for that", etc. seems futile, while we all have a
> similar idea of the code tree to generate. Infact modern compilers
> work that way, first parse the language in a tree, then create
> assembler code. So why no environment that lets you edit the tree
> directly and make it look like the way you want?

Ah, you want lisp :)