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[REBOL] Re: make-doc-pro: Version 1.0.3 beta update

From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 7-Jun-2002 11:32

Robert, Andrew, et al << I don't think it's to hard to write =url. I'm more a friend of clear syntax and don't like to interpret to much from the context. >> I think we'll find that dialects will range all over the map in how structured they are and what their goals are. On one hand, I'm definitely with Andrew and think we should avoid artifical syntax at all costs. From that viewpoint, you want to interpret everything you can from context, and that's where I see many dialects being very powerful by being invisible. On the other hand, there are bound to be times where you need to have more structure to provide more control. The e-text and make-doc formats are points on a curve with TeX being somewhere further along as well. :) One place the "invisible" dialects will be much better will be when used with voice recognition software. When people speak their commands, artifical syntax will be intolerable. --Gregg