Welcome to the thirty-first issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, dedicated to the subject of the English Language. In this edition:
- Graham explains the conflicting relationship of programming language designers with English.
- Adrian dives into the geopolitics of the twentieth century that brought English-sounding programming languages to our computers.
- In the Library section, Graham reminisces the legacy and work of Jef Raskin and his opus “The Humane Interface”.