Strict is in; lax is out

Colin Holgate colinholgate at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 13:49:02 EDT 2016


I did once have to program a machine using toggle switches. But that was as part of a computer course in 1982, long after the machine in question was still in use.


> On Aug 23, 2016, at 10:33 AM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> 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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