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Re: Scriptometer: measuring the ease of SOP (Script Oriented Programming) of programming languages
I like your approach, but i think it is weighted too much toward the
empty expression, and "hello world" examples which aren't representative of
scripts people write.
How about something a little bigger, like writing something that could
compile everything that needs compiling in a directory and it subdirectories.
At 08:14 PM 9/20/2002, Pixel wrote:
>The Scriptometer tries to measure wether a programming language can be
>easily used for SOP (Script Oriented Programming).
>This is a first try. There are very few programs yet. I plan to add:
> * ease of accessing environment variable
> * ease of file access
> * a program printing something based on a few variables, something
> like: print "$name is $n"
> * ease of converting between numbers and strings
>And also a category on scripting-oriented programming language features:
> * strongly-typed (esp. no segfault) => so that you can debug later
>And some more languages, esp. Scheme and Common Lisp
>Additions, suggestions and comments welcome (including spelling,
>grammatical and stylistic corrections :)
>programming languages addict http://merd.net/pixel/language-study/