|MHenke on May 5, 2004 at 1:20:28 AM (# 2600)|
> Did you check out the Brainf*ck language?
Yep (resp. nope). As BachusII already assumed, Brainf*ck and Ook! are semantically equivalent (resp. isomorphic).
BTW, did you know that both languages are Turing complete?
I havn't proved it, but the authors say they did. If so, it's pretty astonishing.
> Ook# .NET Compiler v1.0
Alas (resp. fortunately =) I havn't .NET installed. Tho, I guess I could easily write an Ook! to C translator...
> ...must be for me - what's a compliler?...
Hum, no idea what a compliler is but a compiler is a a program that converts another program from a source language (a programming language, e.g. C++, Java, var'aq, ...) to machine language (object code, simplified an executable program for a particular platform) or assembly language (a processor specific instruction set, which is then converted to machine language by a separate assembler).
RobinAnn on May 5, 2004 at 5:36:15 AM (# 2601)
Thank you. I have not needed to write or edit my own or any one else's programs - so I guess I would not need a compiler. Tho actually now that I think of it, I do have a compiler - it is for flash. It takes the website file and unravels it so it can be edited. cool! I feel so special right now.
Monte on May 5, 2004 at 6:02:35 AM (# 2602)
How about a redneck programming language?
MHenke on May 5, 2004 at 6:37:56 AM (# 2603)
> It takes the website file and unravels it so it can be edited
Sounds more like a decompiler... =]
> How about a redneck programming language?
Well, given eight indignities or maledictions we could easily create a programming language that isomorphically maps to Brainf*ck.
RobinAnn on May 5, 2004 at 9:14:17 AM (# 2604)
SO then I am the compiler... ooooooooooh!
moriarty on May 5, 2004 at 3:12:34 PM (# 2605)
Hey, interesting that Ook! and BrainF*ck are equivalents. I didn't bother to follow up on the 2 languages and look into the depths as you obviously did.
This WikiPedia link gives the biz on BrainF*ck (or Brainfuck as it's apparently really known except in polite society. The discussion topics on the universe being postulated as a Turing machine, and on hypercomputation, are also fascinating. (Maybe we are in the Matrix. Oooooh!)
Yay. He wrote it originally for the Amiga. Woohoo. Go Amiga! Wow, a whole language compiler in 240 bytes... now that really does impress me.
Dan Zawobble on May 6, 2004 at 3:31:23 AM (# 2606)
Woah - did someone mention the Amiga?
<reminiscing>What a machine, 512K memory as standard, Deluxe Paint using 4096 colours HAM mode, chips called Gary, Paul, Lisa and Bart or something like that. Oktalyzer allowing me to compose music using 8 (count 'em) tracks of 8-bit sample AT THE SAME TIME as MIDI - phew. It blew my mind (and gave my girlfriend of the time a number of headaches i'm sure listening to me 'making music'). And I haven't even mentioned playing 'Elite' with shaded poloygons. Mind you, I was previously a Spectum 128K user, 8 colors and BEEP.</reminiscing>