Well, I don't know if it would ever do as The Ultimate Language (I 
think Poplog lacks a native object-oriented structure and a strong 
typing), but the editor would pretty much get close to The Ultimate 
Editor :)

William Djaja Tjokroaminata wrote:
> No problem, Giuseppe, as long as you can assure me that result of doing
> this is the ultimate programming language to end all the other languages
> :)   I will take the 5 years instead of the full-lifetime learning job :)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Bill
> ==========================================================================
> Giuseppe Bilotta <bilotta78 / hotpop.com> wrote:
> > I'll assing you Poplog. This will require you to learn POP-11, Prolog 
> > and Common Lisp. I'll give you 5 years for that, but as a final exam 
> > you'll have to write a complete, modular editor, as powerful as 
> > Emacs, based on POP-11 but with full Poplog capabilities (thus 
> > allowing use of Emacs-Lisp code). You may use VED (Poplog native 
> > editor) as a base, and you'll have to implement a VIM emulation layer 
> > on The Beast.
> 
> > Sounds like good homework? :D
> 

-- 
Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

Axiom I of the Giuseppe Bilotta
theory of IT:
Anything is better than MS