On Aug 17, 2007, at 8:05 PM, Clifford Heath wrote:

> benjohn / fysh.org wrote:
>> I'm about to go home. Damn.
>> They called it Definative Programming (think
>> reactive is a much better name, as it happens).
>
> A strongly related, but possibly even more advanced technique is  
> called
> Constraint Logic Programming, CLP. It's been around since around 1981
> or earlier. Doing it with real numbers (so-called CLP/R) has a lot of
> hardcore difficulties, but it's being used in high-end architectural
> design packages, for example. In such tools, the formula for the size
> of a beam required to span two walls and support a particular load is
> dynamically recalculated as you vary the wall spacing, just to give  
> you
> an idea of why you might want such a language.
>
> Clifford Heath.
>


	You will probably find this interesting:  http://www.flapjax-lang.org/

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