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«Nock is defined in a page of pseudocode, and a naive interpreter can be written in a page of any language. But since Nock’s only arithmetic operator is increment, decrement in your one-page interpreter is an O(n) operation.»
I think this project has enough noble insanity to actually have a chance to break some strange new ground. I don't like author's attitude towards math, though.
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