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From Sylvain Wallez <sylvain.wal...@anyware-tech.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Porting Cocoon to the Whitespace language?
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2003 09:12:13 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:

> I'm starting to think that porting Cocoon to the Whitespace language 
> (http://compsoc.dur.ac.uk/whitespace/) could bring a lot of benefits. 
> Apparently this language allows one to get rid of all encoding 
> problems by using a strictly restricted character set.
>
> Tools are not yet available for all platforms but they're working on 
> it, and this time of the year seems to be a fruitful one for their team.
>
> Also, Whitespace, as mentioned on its homepage, is particularly well 
> suited to literate programming.
> As they say, just writing helpful comments in between the Whitespace 
> instructions does the job - this might be very helpful in improving 
> our documentation.
>
> Anyway, this requires more thought before diving deep into the 
> project, but I really feel that porting Cocoon to Whitespace is A 
> Project For Today... 


Definitely a cool language : the tutorial [1] shows how easy and 
powerful it is ;-P

Sylvain

[1] http://compsoc.dur.ac.uk/whitespace/tutorial.php

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