Suicide

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The title of this language is incorrect because of technical limitations. The correct title is suicide.


suicide is a language create by User:fr34k in 2008. It is not known whether suicide is Turing complete. It has a limit of 676 variables, but if these are unbounded it might still be able to emulate a Minsky machine.

Language overview

Commands

Relational and equality operators

::   Is equal to

.:   Is not equal to

<.   Is smaller than

>.   Is greater than

<:   Is smaller than or equal to

>:   Is greater than or equal to

Arithmetic and shorthand arithmetic operators

Addition

   +    Normal
   +:   Shorthand

Subtraction

   -    Normal
   -:   Shorthand

Multiplication

   *    Normal
   *:   Shorthand

Division

   /    Normal
   /:   Shorthand


Built-in functions

For loop
   /(condition)>statement

While loop
   %(condition)>statement

If statement
   !(condition)>statement

If, else statement
   !(condition)>statement|else statement

Function and variable defining

Define a function
    *fxx(variables)>statement

Define an integer
    *vxx:1

Define a string
    *vxx:"Hello, world!"


Rules

When programming in suicide each new statement must appear on a new line. Variable and function identifiers may only be of two characters length and must be capitalized. Each identifier has a preceding letter, defining what kind of identifier it is. v is used for variables and f is used for functions. In suicide there is no such thing as "stand-alone integers". In pseudo-code it would look something like this, in a typical language:

for(a=0; a < 20; a++){ statements };

This is illegal in suicide and would instead be written like this

for(a=0; a < b=20; a++){ statements };

Programming

Basics

Variables

When defining a new variable in suicide, each new variable identifier must have a preceding star (*)

*vAA:1

This code would assign 1 to the variable AA

*vAA:"Hello, world!"

This code would assign the string "Hello, world!" to the variable AA

When fetching variables one just use the identifier for the variable as in the example below

*vAA:1
*vAB:vAA

Here we store 1 in AA and put it in AB


Functions

Just as when defining variables, each new function must have a preceding star.

*fAA(variables)>statements

Notice that in suicide you can have both a function called AA and at the same time a variable called AA. Meaning that the following program is legal

*fAA(*vAA)><*vAA
fAA(*vAB:"Hello, world!")

While this is illegal

*fAA(*vAA)><*vAA
fAA("Hello, world!")

The above legal program would output "Hello, world!", but without a new line. Printing out a line with a line break, one would instead use the << command.


Examples

Hello, world!

<*vAA:"Hello, world!"

99 bottles of beer

*vAA:99
*vAB:" bottles of beer on the wall,"
*vAC:" bottles of beer on the wall."
*vAD:" bottles of beer."
*vAE:"Take one down, pass it around."
*vAF:" bottle of beer on the wall,"
*vAG:" bottle of beer on the wall."
*vAH:" bottle of beer."
*vAI:"No bottles of beer on the wall."
%(vAA>:*vAJ:1)>!(vAA>.1)><vAA<<vAB<vAA<<vAD<<vAEvAA-:1<vAA<<AC|<vAA<<AF<vAA<<AH<<vAE<<vAIvAA-:1

Note: the above code is not tested and might be illegal or faulty

Simple addition

*vAA:4
*vAB:6
<*vAC:vAA+vAB