On Thu, 10 Apr 1997 09:08:06 +1000, Graham Matthews
>What rubbish. You can train people to use a modern language just like
>you can and do train them to use an older language. The "oh these new
>languages are too hard to learn for Joe average programmer" just doesn't
>stand up. How can a language with no pointers, no explicit memory
>alloc/dealloc, etc be harder to learn than one where you have to do all
>that yourself ...
Remember LOGO; a LISP derivative used for teaching youngsters to
"Plug and Play support: WfEWAD will autodetect any installed
Nuclear Arsenals, Laser Satellites, Battlefield Control Networks,
Radar Installations, Fighter Squadrons, and other WfEWAD compliant
devices, including the new Macrosoft Unnatural Keyboard, with
full support for the now-famous Big Red Buttom(tm)."
(Windows for Early Warning and Defence User's manual P26)
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