On the western centric vision in tech and video games
@utentone yup, Victoria and Albert museum, London
@Doshirae ouaip à ce qu’il parait c’est proche de la construction de l’arabe comme language
@wxcafe what gets me is the claim that programming languages based around another language is impossible... but we literally *just* saw that it's doable.
nothing in the foundation of lisp depends on things being named a certain way, and you can rearrange the special forms to make more sense to speakers of that language like seems to have happened here
@amphetamine @KitRedgrave @wxcafe give everyone proper English lessons from an early age, language barrier problem solved.
RTL writing is not *better*, it's not a religious thing, it's not an ideology, it's just a way to write. there is a standard way to write and if you learn it, you will have an easier time writing code.
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@grainloom @amphetamine @KitRedgrave That doesn’t seem to be the point in this thread, Grainloom. English and Western Society forced as the global default is the point, (and the problem)- and the coerced and encouraged dialogue of “its impossible to write a programming language in a language that isn’t English”
@wxcafe this is something I've honestly always wondered about. Like, ascii and Unicode are primarily English oriented and they're embedded in literally everything we use. I'm upset to hear that it's just not plausible on our current technology to make something even as simple as pong.
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