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Re: OT: Programming Languages (Was: Spell Checking for Non Europe an Languages, and for Conlangs)

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Friday, April 2, 2004, 17:03
En réponse à David Zitzelsberger :

>Didn't the AmigaVision language do this? > > > >It is two-dimensional. Its just that two-dimensional data could potentially >be stored in text format.
It doesn't seem to be like LabVIEW at all. Here's a screenshot of a somewhat complicated part of a LabVIEW program: As you see, a LabVIEW program is very much like a virtual electronic system, with information travelling from component to component. Each component has a various amount of entries and exits, and does a specific action (sometimes as simple as an addition, sometimes a very complicated function). A LabVIEW program always has a graphical interface (which you design as well) which provides the means for the program to communicate both in input and output to the outside world (i.e. the user). In a way, LabVIEW's idea is to make a program just like you would build an electronic device. That's probably why LabVIEW is very popular among electronic engineers, and why the principal example shipped with the program is always a virtual oscilloscope ;))) . Christophe Grandsire. You need a straight mind to invent a twisted conlang.