Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Nov 2012 00:35 UTC
OpenBSD Theo de Raadt has announced the release of OpenBSD 5.2. The OpenBSD 5.2 release page has a detailed list of all changes and improvements. As always, I would love for someone to write proper items about OpenBSD releases - it's outside my interests and cursory glances don't do it justice.
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RE[2]: Documentation
by Neolander on Sun 4th Nov 2012 21:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Documentation"
Neolander
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Think about it though: if C had actually been designed this way, it likely wouldn't have taken all these decades for OSs to support Unicode properly ;)

I wouldn't want to deal with Finno-Ugric code though...

Edited 2012-11-04 21:09 UTC

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RE[3]: Documentation
by zima on Wed 7th Nov 2012 22:26 in reply to "RE[2]: Documentation"
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2005-07-06

Regrettably, ctrl+f of all major and some minor (Sami especially always seems one nice little language & people) Finno-Ugric languages in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-English-based_programming_language... didn't come up with anything. :/

However, you might be even more interested in 丙正正 (Chinese C++), Farsi.NET, HPL, Dolittle (some Japanese edu language, charming name ;) ...personal note here: Fjölnir name sounds kinda epic), or var'aq (Klingon...)

And that's even before getting into "Languages based on symbols instead of keywords" or "Modifiable parser syntax" ...Klingon Perl? As if Perl alone wasn't enough? ;)


PS. Generally, quite many French ones, what about that? ;p
And OMZ, GOTO++?! If that's what I think it is, it could be... brilliant ;)
But seriously, with relative prevalence of Chinese on that list, one might wonder if that's not a song of things to come in ~computing...

Edited 2012-11-07 22:30 UTC

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RE[4]: Documentation
by Neolander on Thu 8th Nov 2012 08:14 in reply to "RE[3]: Documentation"
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2010-03-08

PS. Generally, quite many French ones, what about that? ;p

At some point in the 80s, our government decided that investing in computer science was critical and brought massive amounts of Thomson MO5 and TO7/70 computers to middle schools, together with new programmes that featured programming courses.

Might be a remainder of that era, or just misplaced nationalism.

And OMZ, GOTO++?! If that's what I think it is, it could be... brilliant ;)

Object-oriented GOTOs ? How would that work ? ;)

But seriously, with relative prevalence of Chinese on that list, one might wonder if that's not a song of things to come in ~computing...

Like, tonal programming languages and 7% less female programmer births per year? Well, sucks... ;)

Edited 2012-11-08 08:27 UTC

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RE[3]: Documentation
by zima on Thu 8th Nov 2012 02:15 in reply to "RE[2]: Documentation"
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2005-07-06

PPS. Overall, why specifically not Finno-Ugric?...

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RE[4]: Documentation
by Neolander on Thu 8th Nov 2012 07:21 in reply to "RE[3]: Documentation"
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2010-03-08

PPS. Overall, why specifically not Finno-Ugric?...

Because for some reason which only linguists likely understand, this family of languages looks very different from everything else I have toyed with in at some point in my short life (French, English, German, Arabic, Swedish and Japanese), so learning one of them would likely be especially difficult.

They're not alone, of course, I've heard from Russian learners that it gets be pretty bad too and my short experience with literary Arabic tells me that I probably wouldn't want an Arabic PL either. It's just that I had to pick something for the sentence to remain clean. ;)

Edited 2012-11-08 07:42 UTC

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