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    This is a new open source code project.

    Each step in this project is intended to lead to the ability to run software that can freely intermix any of the major web scripting language and break down all of the barriers that currently force each web site to pick just one scripting language.

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    Free Open Souce: Licensed under MIT license. License printed in full below.

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    Outrageous Coder is a new open source code project.

    Why is this useful to you?

    Do you want to understand how computers really work?

    Government, business, and academia want you to memorize formulas so that you can perform the most commonly occurring computing tasks. They greatly fear actual understanding of computers because that involves independent thought.

    I am far enough on the edge of society that it makes no difference to me whether there are independent thinkers or not, so I’m not afraid to explain how computers really work.

    My primary goal is to quickly build enough of something so widely useful that it will result in very small amounts of financial support to support my continued access to a computer and the internet. More information on this subject.

    The obvious need in the internet is the lack of single server module that can correctly interpret and run scripts from any combination of PHP, Python, Ruby, and Perl. I have a multi-step plan for achieving this goal. This should break down existing barriers between the major web scripting languages and make life much easier for programmers all over the world.

    There is nothing particularly complicated in this project. The two major problems are conflicting licenses and the time for coding.

    Ruby, Python, and PHP each have their own custom license. Perl uses the GNU GPL. The only way around this quagmire of competing license requirements is to write all new software without ever looking at the original source codes.

    This leads to the second problem: time. Again, the coding is not complicated, but it takes significant time to build a parser and engine that runs any combination of the major scripting languages.

    While this capability is obviously extremely useful, it is also clearly of absolutely no business or economic value. If it had business value, then something this simple would have been written a long time ago.

    I currently have the time and barely enough equipment to create this project and give it away to the entire world for free. I do actually need a small amount of financial support (less than $200 a month) to continue this work and am blatantly asking for that financial help.

    The first step is to create a working version of Forth in multiple modern programming languages. Forth implemented in JavaScript.

    After some experimentation I am implementing most of this project in JavaScript.

    It will be much easier for the poor and the homeless to work in JavaScript, because they can download the .html files, modify them, and run them locally in a web browser. Because this requires no installs of software (especially compilers and IDEs), this is something that can be done from a typical school or library computer. Those who have access to a website can upload their files.

    I will be emphasizing how this can be used for two different kinds of common software development.

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    This is example code from OSdata, This Side of Sanity, and Twiddledom, released under the MIT License.

    Copyright © 2014, 2015 Milo

    Licensed under the MIT License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

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    Copyright © 2014, 2015 Milo

    Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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    Created: September 25, 2014

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