[OT] RE: new years resolutions

Simon Wittber (Maptek) Simon.Wittber at perth.maptek.com.au
Fri Jan 3 05:01:39 CET 2003


>> 
>> eltronic at juno.com fed this fish to the penguins on Thursday 02
January 
>> 2003 03:34 pm:
>> 
>> >
>> > HTML is a programming language, why else would I have to debug it?
>> >
>>         Then news posts and email are programming languages too, as I

>> have to debug (spell-check) them <G>
>
>I see the grin, but note that this is exactly why those
>are *not* programming languages, while HTML definitely is.
>>If you write the wrong HTML, the computer does not do what it is
supposed to do, while if you put the wrong content in your email or news
>post, only humans mind.
>
>Telling a computer (even a mechanical one) what to do is programming,
pure and simple.

This thread is a troll. The HTML/programming topic has just been argued
to ***death***. Any responses to this thread (including this one)are
troll victims.





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