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Discussion on: Is it possible to make an OS using VERY DUMB languages like TS/JS, Python, etc...?

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Jeffrey Desir

if you understand the application layers between the hardware and cpu or controllers, you can write an OS program in emojiscript if you want (so long as you're willing to bootstrap all working parts).

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Calin Baenen Author

What's EmojiScript? How do I use it? And what exactly does it mean to bootstrap all working parts?
Like I have to make a bootstrap for them, or...?

Thanks for your answer.
Cheers.

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Jeffrey Desir

EmojiScript is an esoteric programming language I've scoped online, my point was if you were willing to write the target compiler necessary to write all the logic necessary, you could even write an OS in that. This question implies a few mis-guided assumptions about (turing-complete) programming languages and machine-level language specifications (assembly) - they're the same. Code is data is code. If you can write a compiler or transpiler/library to convert say extended Ruby code into machine-level code, and it WORKS, then you win the game potter. just my two cents, could be wrong but I've been down this rabbit hole before.