Computer language design schema
From workshop introduction by Vadim Zaytsev
What will the language be used for?
Topic, theme, problems, concerns
What are the entities of this domain?
State, things, events, concepts, properties, composition
What are sentences, conceptually?
Lists? sets? trees? graphs? tables?
Looking inside a sentence, what is there?
Are there different kinds of sentences?
Explicit language modelling
How do you write sentences down?
What alphabet do you use
How are symbols constructed in it
Text? Tables? Diagrams? Unicode? Color?