[Edu-sig] a modest proposal.

Arthur ajsiegel at optonline.net
Sat Apr 10 10:35:16 EDT 2004

One possibility is to design a programming language that has it all:

Case insensitivity.
One based indexing.
Its numerics look like you are using a calculator.

It would of course have no advantages in terms of actually teaching
programming, but it might in fact increase the possibility of actually
having programming taught.

We call it Placebo.


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