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[REBOL] Re: Rebol and kiddies

From: bo:rebol at: 7-Nov-2000 9:31

pavone, 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. -Bo 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 >(English). >There have been variants of Logo translated to various languages (e.g. >Sampo in >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? > >-- >To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to >[rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the >subject, without the quotes. >
-- Bohdan "Bo" Lechnowsky REBOL Adventure Guide REBOL Technologies 707-467-8000 ( The Official Source for REBOL Books (