[self-interest] little languages

Kyle Hayes kyle_hayes at speakeasy.net
Wed Jan 8 04:45:58 UTC 2003

On Tuesday 07 January 2003 11:12, Jecel Assumpcao Jr wrote:
> On Saturday 04 January 2003 03:25, christian.hresko wrote:
> > has anyone on this list read (or heard things about) the book
> > "Constructing Language Processors For Little Languages?"  since Self
> > is a little language, i thought this would be an appropriate place to
> > ask.
> I have heard about this book by Randy Kaplan, but haven't read it. I
> thought a friend had and had sent me some comments but I wasn't able to
> find them.
> Note that though it is very tempting to think of Self as a little
> language due to the quest for simplicity, most attempts to treat it as
> such haven't yielded good results. Little languages inspired by Self,
> on the other hand, seem to be doing better (see a short list at the end
> of http://www.merlintec.com:8080/Self/).

I think that would be me.  However, I cannot for the life of me find the 
book.  Moving will do that.   I only started to read the book if I recall 
correctly...  So, I can't say much about it.


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