[Beowulf] A press release
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Jul 18 07:13:08 PDT 2008
Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Kyle Spaans wrote:
>> There are also "CS for non-majors" classes in Python I believe. I
>> can't comment on upper-year project type things though, because I'm only
>> in my 2nd year. :)
> C is good. Scheme I'm not so sure about. Maybe it's just my
> curmudgeonly upbringing, but learning to code in a "standard compiled
> language" has its benefits, if only separating the people destined for
> coding greatness from the ones who should become accountants or lawyers
> or something instead.
Eeekk... return of the language wars. They all have the same morphology
Person1: "My language is better than yours"
Person2: "Oh yeah? At least I use a real OS, CP/M!"
and its downhill in a cascade of responses from there ...
> But this is an old and standard rant by now.
But aren't they fun to rehash ?
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