Re: A Simple Notation
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 14:53:19 GMT
David Cressey wrote:
> "paul c" <toledobythesea_at_oohay.ac> wrote in message
>>David Cressey wrote: >>... >>
> If I think a little like Sussman, it's not entirely accidental. I
> collaborated with Sussman and three others in the development of MDL, the
> programming language, back in 1971. While I never became a truly
> proficient MDL programmer, I did write a prototype dynamic loader for MDL
> in MDL. It only took about 2 pages of code.
> My role in MDL would have given me an understanding of the data structures
> more than of the workings of the rest of the language.
I saw your name at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MDL_programming_language
I liked the application to fiction, made me think all programming languages are works of fiction that we pretend to believe. Whenever we aren't pretending, mysticism must be involved.
p Received on Sat Jul 07 2007 - 16:53:19 CEST