Strict is in; lax is out

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Tue Aug 23 13:46:42 EDT 2016


The fact that you remember how to spell the man's name just proves the
point.

On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> "Holereth my ass."
>
> Does that involve 2 spelling mistakes or only one?
>
> I'm trying to envisage hitting a donkey with a Hollerith card, which if
> you think about things is not quite as bad as if there are 2 (from a
> British perspective) spelling mistakes there.
>
> Especially if one understands "Hollerith" to be a verb in the imperative!
>
> Whichever way you cut things, that is in no way "High-Level".
>
> Now bragging about how old we are, or how long ago we first laid our
> sweaty paws on an computer language is one thing, but doing things to
> donkeys or ??? is another completely.
>
> Richmond.
>
>
> On 23.08.2016 20:33, Mike Kerner wrote:
>
> OMG stop.  Let's not all brag about how old we are.  Holereth my ass.
>> I have not found an assembly language that I didn't like.  On some
>> processors, it's like writing in a high-level language.
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 1:27 PM, <dunbarx at aol.com> wrote:
>>
>> I miss eight toggle switches with eight little lamps (this was before
>>> LED's).
>>>
>>>
>>> Craig
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com>
>>> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
>>> Sent: Tue, Aug 23, 2016 12:34 pm
>>> Subject: Re: Strict is in; lax is out
>>>
>>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 8:41 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> C "is the mother of all languages": I assume you are being extremely
>>>> coarse,
>>>>
>>>> because C is not the "Mummy" of all languages.
>>>>
>>>> the most granular of all computer languages are the hex opcodes that
>>> drive
>>> your favorite processor of choice...
>>>
>>> Assembly language programmers eat their young.... I saw that somewhere...
>>>
>>> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
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