Salon.com Article Bemoans Demise of Line Programming (BASIC)
lynn at paradigmasoft.com
Fri Sep 15 09:56:25 CDT 2006
> I found this piece
> <http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/2006/09/14/basic/> on
> today's Salon.com by David Brin interesting, if a bit
> misguided. There seem to be some potential implications for
> Revolution and Transcript but not as a direct replacement for
> what he's missing. Still, he makes some interesting strategic points.
I agree, misguided. He laments the lack of availability of BASIC, but
software preinstalled does not an education make, nor has it ever :-)
The impression I get is that he lumps all of these new fangled languages
together because he doesn't have any idea what's going on with them.
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