Larry Wall's comment on python...

Roy Marteen rm at
Thu Sep 12 13:07:40 EDT 2002

On 07 Sep 2002 05:25:07 GMT
Tim Daneliuk <tundra at> wrote:

> Roy Smith wrote:
> <SNIP>
>   Writing for a machine which only has 256 bytes of RAM gives you a
> > somewhat different outlook on programming :-)
> The Microchip PIC 16F84A chip I have been using as *68* bytes of RAM -
> well RISC register file, really, but its the same thing -  32 bytes of
> EEPROM, and a whopping 1K of flash memory for storing the program
> itself. And yes, it does give you a whole different perpective on
> programming...

Well... it reminds me when I was young, and we had to program using
ABACUS. It was really somewhat different outlook on programming.

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