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Kamal R. Prasad it good
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But first...) Cross-post to sci.lang added, in the vain hope that someone there will be able to sort out this mess about Sanskrit being an ideal language for...
Oh, OK. It's just I keep reading that Sanskrit supercharges the Indian software engineer with respect to his lethargic Western counterpart.
The Indian genius April 2004 What makes Indian software developers the best in the world? Cheryll Barron
"The precise, specialised languages we use to program computers are, like hieratic Sanskrit, deployed to get absolutely specific results considered vital by their users. Many details of computer languages and their rules - and variations of these for different contexts - may be usefully memorised by computer programmers."
"Holy Cow! What are all these programmers doing in India?
by Robert X. Cringely: July 11, 1997
If you can hack Sanskrit, what's the big deal about Java?"
"According to Forbes magazine, (July, 1987), "Sanskrit is the most convenient language for computer software programming."
Alain Danielou says, "Sanskrit is constructed like geometry and follows a rigorous logic. It is theoretically possible to explain the meaning of the words according to the combined sense of the relative letters, syllables and roots. Sanskrit has no meanings by connotations and consequently does not age."
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Kamal R. Prasad even used Kamal, I need to transfer designs to my Indian collegues. The English specs I came up with were inadequate and incomplete. I need to some procedure to...
It occurred to me that the grammar of Sanskrit was so rigorous it worked like a formal spec language like Z or VDM, buttuming you thought in Sanskrit while you worked.
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SteveR will for Hi Steve, after in story better My thought was that maybe it would guarantee I put the correct information down. You are right, I don't know how to formally specify...
Aha! It looks like I am not alone in thinking this...
"using Sanskrit grammer rules to represnt logic unambiguosly. The idea was floted in a 1985 paper by Rick Briggs' "Knowledge Representation in Sanskrit and Artificial Intelligence," The Idea that was discussed was to use a natural language as a computer language. Sanskrit because of its rigid and unambigous grammer can be used"
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