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From Stephan Michels <step...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [OT] Porting Cocoon to the Whitespace language?
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2003 09:57:08 GMT

On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, 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...

WTF! That reminds of Brainfuck(http://www.muppetlabs.com/~breadbox/bf/).

;-) Stephan.


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