Name: Howard B. Golden
Member since: 2000-08-11 01:13:30
Last Login: 2008-07-28 22:40:51
I started working with computers at UCLA in 1967. I was an active member of the UCLA Computer Club and taught programming classes as a volunteer instructor. (Many of the club members worked on the ARPANET project, though I was an interested bystander, not a developer.)
I am interested in using XML as the syntax for a general purpose programming language. This will make it easy to add additional ornamentation to a program's code. I've coined the phrase "Syntax is Tyranny!" to express how conventional syntax gets in the way of adding useful features to programming languages.
I also want to add XML to Linux as a communication method between programs. This was sourceXchange wish 112, but sourceXchange is now gone.
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