Computer language design schema

From workshop introduction by Vadim Zaytsev

Domain
What will the language be used for?
Topic, theme, problems, concerns

Ontology
What are the entities of this domain?
State, things, events, concepts, properties, composition

Schema
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

Grammar
How do you write sentences down?
What alphabet do you use
How are symbols constructed in it
Text? Tables? Diagrams? Unicode? Color?