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Re: [tlug] What if php were british?

On Aug 29, 2011, at 6:22 PM, Darren Cook wrote:
>> BTW, if a declarative language such as PHP and its many predecessors
>> were Japanese, how would a structure such as "if (..) {..} else {..}" be formed?
> I think we first need to know the required level of politeness. Does the
> computer rank above, equal or below us? To put it another way, what is
> the social standing of an entity with no heart but that is very, very
> good at manipulating numbers?
> ASAHI Net's English-language Web page:

I believe Japanese is strict enough to express logical structures like you mean.
There used to be a pretty neat Japanese BASIC that had a "モシ (..) ナラバ (..)"
structure before.  Looks like there's the emulator still available on Windows :

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