[sugar] Multilingual programming
Tue Mar 13 17:14:13 EDT 2007
Alan Kay wrote:
> Some examples in Etoys of Multilingual programming. Besides the Japanese
> version shown here, some students in Japan have done a better one that
> also uses Japanese syntax (this turns out to help many young children,
> as one might expect). The Spanish one is particularly good as it has had
> the useful pressure of being used heavily in Spain.
How possible is it to translate the code automatically (just to expose
the children to the English forms)? Logo doesn't really try to adapt to
any syntax, I think -- or maybe it just happens to be vaguely English
and I don't notice it.
Ian Bicking | ianb at colorstudy.com | http://blog.ianbicking.org
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