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Re: Jargon [<- Re: On the "Darwinian Theory of Legal Obfuscation"]

"Peter J. Wasilko, Esq." <futurist@cloud9.net> writes:

> There is no reason why a block of code can't be mapped to more than
> one surface structure, S-expressions for Scheme folks, C type
> definitions for others, and semi-verbose English for End Users just
> getting their feet wet with high level application scripting.

There is a very good reason why this is not in use today (or likely
to be tomorrow): Syntax matters. Semantics matter. Programming in
Scheme, coding in C, and writing Smalltalk tends to influence the
author to use not only a different notation but a different way of
solving problems. Yes, there are lots of similarities between
languages but they _are_ different tools, this is not only on
the surface but deep inside.