Sanskrit Language for Computer Programming
For last two decades, I have been reading and listening that Sanskrit is the best language for Computer Programming. An article was first published on this subject in Forbes magazine in 1987. The subject was repeated again and again, especially in Indian Newspapers and magazines. 23 years have been passed, but no one has yet used Sanskrit language for computer Programming.
I never thought that Sanskrit, or any other language of people, let it be language of masses or a language of clergies can be used for computer programming. Because Computer Programs are created with binary code language. It has nothing to do with the languages in which people speak or write. There is no exception for this, may the language be living, or a dead language like Sanskrit.
Whatever we see on the screen of the computer, it is an interpretation of binary code language to our language, in form of text or audio visual.
History of Sanskrit language tells us that the language never had its own script. In ancient time, Sanskritists never believed in writing, and the literature was passed to next generations through oral tradition. Then they started to borrow alphabets of indigenous languages. All the ancient scripts in India were invented by speakers of non-Vedic languages, let it be Indus Script, Bambhi Script, Kharaoshti Script or Nagari Script.
When Sanskritists could not invent a script for their own language, how can they dream to write a script for computer programs?
Then why such type of News we read? The very first thing we should know that everything that appears in media is not a truth. Many News and thoughts we read are big lies, twisted and spread by some people for preserving their own interests. Many things are just a propaganda. I have been working as a Freelance Journalist for many years and know very well how the media twists the things, spread false thoughts in interest of specific people, parties and culture.
Well, the question is why Sanskritists are waiting for so many years for use of Sanskrit as a programming language? The answer is: They are not waiting at all. They know well that they are lying. They just want to make impressions on the minds of people that Sanskrit is a great language.
I have to visit some oriental study institutes for my research work. I have observed that there is a minimum use of computers in such Sanskrit oriented institutes. All so called research work is going on with traditional methods. They have not launched there websites. There is an allergy about modern science and modern technology amongst the Sanskritists. It isjust a joke that people of such tendency watch daydreams like Sanskrit Best for Computers.
So keep in mind that Sanskrit is the best language for Computer Programming is just a lie. A lie like other lies spread by same people we hear again and again- There were airplanes in Vedic age, there were radios and Tele Visions too.
Don't get surprised if they say in near future: All the Computer languages originated from Sanskrit language.