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Received Usage

By "Troika" I mean: FP, Prolog and Smalltalk. See also the discussion page.

Lang and Parole

Zum Singen ist die italienische Sprache,
etwas zu sagen: die deutsche,
darzustellen: die griechische,
zu reden: die lateinische,
zu schwatzen: die französische,
für Verliebte: die spanische
und für Grobiane: die englische

The above [1] stuck in my mind the first time I saw it in the first edition of Moderne Deutsche Sprachlehre, the text used in my first German course. Apparently it was removed in later editions, so don't look for it :)

Aphorism Perseverated

Received Programming Language Aspects of System Applications

Functional AreaLanguage/PackageProject/Product/Component

GUI/Host Abstraction Smalltalk/LLVMWFL/DCP SPO .[2].
Middleware HaskellApplication logic
Logic Programming PrologAutoConsult/NLP
Systems ProgrammingC*[3]/LispWFL-MCP-DCP

I am occasionally present (see CII in left nav for nick(s)) in the main IRC channels related to above. Design Intent

The design intent is that the top 10 TIOBE langs (excluding LUA) shall have bindings for WFL 1.0.

  1. Grillparzer
  2. ;SPO (the Burroughs system operator console, originally acronym for "Supervisory Print Out").
  3. i.e. C/C++ and Algol68.