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Discussion on: Long - An esoteric language

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Alex Esoposting • Edited

It's cool to make your own language but what you did is essentially a way to encode text. It's good if you had fun and/or learned something, that's the point of esolangs, but consider these:

  • How could your language take input from the user and react to it?
  • How could your language specify that some code should be run multiple (possibly a variable number of) times?
  • How could your language specify that some code should be run only if some condition is met?
  • How could your language store more than one value?

Making esolangs turing-complete is not a must, it's cool if you want to make a language to only do a specific thing, but if you are interested than think about my points, see how they are implemented in normal languages, and see if you may want to implement them in your own way in your language to make it more powerful.

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Alex Esoposting • Edited

A minor note:
Use a single '?', not '??', at the end of questions, and don't put a space before it. Your subtitle should be:

How Long works?

Not:

How long works ??

Unless I'm dumb and you did it on purpose, than sorry, my bad :p

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Pranav Baburaj Author

Thank you @olus2000