[TUHS] Unix stories

Wesley Parish wes.parish at paradise.net.nz
Mon Jan 2 12:53:28 AEST 2017


Don't we usually express that as "You can write FORTRAN in any language"?

Wesley Parish

Quoting Nemo <cym224 at gmail.com>:

> On 1 January 2017 at 11:50, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu>
> wrote (in part):
> > Which just goes to provide support for my long-term contention, that
> language
> > features can't help a bad programmer, or prevent them from writing
> garbage.
> 
> Indeed. In one of his books, Wirth laments about programmers proudly
> showing him terrible code written in Pascal and goes on to say the
> same thing.
> 
> N.
>  



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