Text encoding Babel. Was Re: George Keremedjiev

Sean Conner spc at conman.org
Tue Nov 27 23:50:00 CST 2018

It was thus said that the Great Fred Cisin via cctalk once stated:
> >>I like the C comment example; Why do I need to call out a comment with
> >>a special sequence of letters? Why can't a comment exist as a comment?
> Why not a language even more self-documenting than COBOL, wherein the main 
> body is text, and special markers to identify the CODE that corresponds?

  In the book _Programmers at Work_ there's a picture of a program Jef
Raskin [1] wrote that basically embeds BASIC into a word processor document.


[1]	He started the Macintosh project at Apple.  It was later taken over
	by Steve Jobs and taken in a different direction.

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