I'm quietly plugging away on my Haku language, still a lot of plumbing to do. But now I am running ahead of myself. I would like to support a much more expressive grammar, for example, you should be able to write
and assuming that 忘れる and 遠い記憶 are defined, that should become something like
It may not seem like much, but right now, you can only write
So this requires a lot of extra features:
- more general identifiers as variables
- adjectival use of verbs
- extended grammar for verb endings
- and finally, adjectives
I could of course treat 遠い記憶 as a single name, but I think the idea of adjectives as part of a programming language appeals to me.
is much more elegant and concise than
What it would mean is that the adjective works as a modifying function, so
(make memory distant)
And with all those changes I will almost be able to write
Just some more grammar support and an extra nominaliser. What it becomes is rather mundane:
rather than the original code which would translate as
"I have totally forgotten how to walk"
It's a lot of trouble to go through to just to be able to turn lines from my favourite songs into code. I think it is worth it though.
> just to be able to turn lines from my favourite songs into code. I think it is worth it though.
Monumentally wonderful 🎆 🎇 !!
@Eidon As will have seen from my last Haku post which you so kindly boosted, I have now implemented enough of these features to make that line valid Haku code.
@wim_v12e You did not just create the noble Statue --
you actually created Its Matter too!!
I'm utterly astonished!!!
🎆 💥 🎵 😀 🎇
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