of no fixed subtitle
August 31, 2004
Ook! is a programming language designed for orang-utans.
Since the word "ook" can convey entire ideas, emotions, and abstract thoughts depending on the nuances of inflection, Ook! has no need of comments.
17 years ago
Hey -- not a double (I think), but a
Wolof, that is...weird.
What's weird? I blame Wendell.
I would too, but you're here and he's not.
You know that he will be. While you're there, ask him to explain that joke. You know, the one I didn't get.
Since when do Librarians need to program?
Since when do Librans need a pogrom?
Since when do brans need a prom?
Since when do bras need a ROM?
I need some boss RAM.
I need to ram my boss.
My OS needs its PRAM booted. Good night, friends.
Dream Well Wolof :o)
What was that?
[*giggles to self*] yay me, I got the reference..
I just wanted to say good luck. We're all counting on you.
Oh yeah, and, hell yeah!, bananas are good.
Ook! is truly sublime (or at least equisublime to BF). Some other good esoteric programming languages are
. Because these are, unfortuantely, unreadable by orang-utans, I recommend reading the example programmes first.
Excuse me, am I being blamed for something? Oh yes, the outsourcing of tech jobs to the San Diego Zoo. I'm just waiting for Jeff Foxworthy to promote a programming language for Rednecks. And don't call me Shirley.
Sorry - I should have said
. (Being involved with Befunge seems to be bad for your Internet health -- I turned up a whole lotta 404 errors before looking for that page in the Wayback Machine.)
Those who do not understand
are doomed to reinvent it... poorly.
> Eek! SYNTAX ERROR
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