Hypersimple & Dreadfully Unnatural Grammar
|From:||Carlos Eugenio Thompson Pinzon <chlewey@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 18, 1999, 0:07|
On Wed, 17 Mar 1999, charles wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Mar 1999, Carlos Thompson wrote:
> > > The relation between high- and low-level programming languages
> > > is similar in that most assembly langs are OV, etc.
> > Aren't they VO?
> > add r1,r2
> No, the r1 and r2 are like subject/object pronouns glued to the verb.
> It might be like:
> load r1, variable1
> load r2, var2
> add r1, r2
> But I was really thinking more of subroutine calls sorta like:
> push var1
> push var2
> call squareroot
> Now if I could say "var1 wo var2 wa squareroot-imperative" ...
>Well. I could then say that machine language is OV for non-trivial
structures and assembler sintax is VO for simple instructions... but then
we can say that push and call are ... articles (as well as "load ri,")
gives some interesting posibilities...
-- Carlos Th