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Old 24 August 2015, 23:53   #305
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Originally Posted by commodorejohn View Post
This is an interesting assertion. What makes you say that?
Arabic, as a language of the Semitic family, uses Verb-Subject-Object word order. So much different from English, with its "infix notation" Subject-Verb-Object syntax.

BASIC is loosely based around English syntax. A programming language based around Arabic? Well we can but dream... but modern science and mathematics owes an awful lot to them (i actually have a very good book to read on this subject, and i will get back to you when i have read it.)
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