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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    I can envisage some dynamic things normally done in an interpreter might require compiling every time they are encountered - then interpreting would be more efficient and safer - for instance...
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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    Hi Kent,

    Once the compiler logic is done, there are many possibillities, for instance passing function scripts to oxygen then, if they compile, calling them instead of interpreting. This could be...
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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    Right here goes!

    I think this will take about 2 months.

    Oxygen Basic Outline Specification



    DECLARATIVES type dim declare byval byref local static global
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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    Here is my proposal:

    O2 will incorporate basic syntax, highly compatible with thinBasic. This will allow speed-critical sections of thinbasic source code to be dropped into Oxygen where they can...
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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    Hi Petr,

    Introducing Basic is definitely an addition on top of the instructions already available. - another layer on the onion.

    But first we need H2O, which adds TYPE awareness with rules for...
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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    Another approach would be to provide a superstring so that normal quote marks (ascii 34) and single quote (ascii 39) can be used inside it. - going back to the rawtext idea.

    I favour a comppund...
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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    Thanks Eros.

    I've got a version of thincore.bi matching your PB version as at 23 Mar 2008, though I have not tested all the functions..

    - it's included in the Oxygen src folder.

    One...
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    Re: Oxygen and Basic syntax

    Yes Eros, we can add a High level language layer (H2O) to Oxygen providing TYPE awareness and a kernel of functions with the BASIC syntax. This would enable programmers to convert critical sections...
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