Re: MES as an ISO standard?

From: Gavin Nicol (
Date: Thu Jul 03 1997 - 09:58:24 EDT

>I'm glad someone pointed this out. Although C (and Java) keywords are in
>English (this is debatable (^_^)), a programmer of any native language
>can memorize a handful of reserved words, etc.. Just because you're a
>programmer doesn't mean you can read/write English.

I used 2 Japanese programming languages that had Japanese keyword
(MIND and PPP(?)). They were hideous, even for Japanese programmers,
who found them most confusing. I seem to remember that all the
keywords were Kanji, and people couldn't figure out how to read them.

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