How many of you are Extreme Programmers?

Avner Ben avner at skilldesign.com
Thu Apr 24 11:40:56 CEST 2003


"Dave Benjamin" <ramen at lackingtalent.com> wrote in message
news:slrnbaf7bi.gb9.ramen at lackingtalent.com...
> In article <3E9FFCB5.79AEA22E at engcorp.com>, Peter Hansen wrote:
> > Aahz wrote:
> >>
> >> In article <mailman.1050587068.2733.python-list at python.org>,
> >> Jp Calderone  <exarkun at intarweb.us> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >--
> >> >It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to
> >> >students that have had prior exposure to BASIC: as potential
> >> >programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of
> >> >regeneration.        -- Dijkstra
> >>

The first language I learnt was COBOL. That took even longer to overcome!

    Avner.






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