BASIC vs Python
peter at semantico.com
Fri Dec 17 07:20:32 EST 2004
Gerhard Haering wrote:
> IIRC BASIC does have a portable language definition:
> ANSI BASIC, which is the old crap with GOTO and GOSUB that nobody in
> their right mind would want to use nowadays ...
True, I forgot about that. The nearest to portable I have seen is Bywater Basic.
At least it is written in C and can be ported to most machines. However it is
still old school - though less so than ANSI BASIC.
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