Richard Conroy wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2007 4:30 AM, Pleos <azimux / gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was interested in giving ruby a try.  I have been coding for years
>> in java and C# and was interested in something new.
> 
> <big response snipped>
> 
> Hmm, I don't know of anything that allows you to code by voice,
> unless your voice recognition software can operate in a way that
> is application independent (i.e. operates by faking existing key clicks).

You could get close in Forth. At least the core Forth words have a 
standardized pronunciation, like "dupe" for DUP, "tick" for "'", etc. 
But I don't know if anyone has ever done it. Given the voice recognizers 
in cell phones, it wouldn't surprise me a bit if someone has.