Talk:Tangle bracket language

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This is how I expect the untangled version of the example code might be (assuming x has no side-effects):

while(x && y) doSomething();
if(!x) doSomethingElse();

--Zzo38 (talk) 07:25, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

Would it be possible to switch ) and ( as well? After all, we should be able to tell from context if an opening or closing bracket makes sense --Rottytooth (talk) 21:31, 27 July 2015 (UTC)

Can you please elaborate?
If you mean that ( and ) could be used in place of {} and [], they could, but it'd be a pain to parse. I just used [] and {} as examples, this isn't an actual language.
Hppavilion1 (talk) 07:26, 28 July 2015 (UTC)
Sorry, I meant using left and right brackets interchangeably and determining whether it's opening or closing purely by context. So:
while)x && y(
would be equivalent to:
while(x && y)

--Rottytooth (talk) 14:13, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

Oh. Yes, you could definitely do that, but that isn't what a tangle bracket language is. In a tangle bracket language, the concept of nesting is disposed of, so an IF construct that begins inside a WHILE construct can still end outside of that same while construct. The page was supposed to mean that "[]" and "{}" do the same thing, but a "{" doesn't end at the corresponding "}" or "]", it ignores all the "]"s and only ends at the corresponding "}". Get it, or am I still being unclear? Hppavilion1 (talk) 19:43, 28 July 2015 (UTC)