Strict is in; lax is out

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 14:04:07 EDT 2016


Well that's because my cousin, Stephen Mathewson set up the first 
computer system at Imperial College in London . . .

http://sim.sagepub.com/content/23/6/181.abstract

Richmond.


On 23.08.2016 20:46, Mike Kerner wrote:
> 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 -
>>>> mixstream.org
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> use-livecode mailing list
>>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
>>>> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
>>>> subscription preferences:
>>>> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode
>>>>
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> use-livecode mailing list
>>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
>>>> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
>>>> subscription preferences:
>>>> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> use-livecode mailing list
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
>> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
>> subscription preferences:
>> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode
>>
>
>





More information about the Use-livecode mailing list