[REBOL] Re: Rebol and kiddies
From: bo:rebol at: 7-Nov-2000 9:31
You could also write a simple dialect in REBOL. The language implemented
by the dialect could be as simple or as complex as you would want it to be.
It could also be REBOL-like or completely different than REBOL.
On 7-Nov-2000/9:42:48+2:00, [pavone--saunalahti--fi] wrote:
>I am interested in bringing some simple programming environment for kids.
>A cheap alternative would be to take Rebol/Core and substitute a subset of
>reserved words by different ones and then possibly add something Logo -like
>graphical interaction by Rebol/Wiew.
>For youngest children a difficulty is programming in a foreign language
>There have been variants of Logo translated to various languages (e.g.
>Finnish) but these have not been migrated to more recent Windows versions.
>There are several options:
> a) reimplement Logo as it is
> + 'genre' exists (manuals etc. are ready)
> b) translate a subset of Rebol as it is
> - new 'genre' needed
> + Rebol suits to long-term experimentation
> + easier than a)
> c) translate an existing Java environment
> + many available (soon)
>Has anybody done something like this already? Suggestions, comments?
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