Which kid's beginners programming - Python or Forth?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Jun 28 20:36:40 CEST 2005


Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jun 2005 08:18:55 -0400, Matt Feinstein <nospam at here.com>
> declaimed the following in comp.lang.python:
> 
> 
>>FORTH is 'way outside the mainstream of current programming, while
> 
> 
> 	Unless one is coding low-level objects on a MUCK (and even that,
> on the MUCKs I sometimes visit, requires sysop approval to access the
> MUF interpreter -- the mundanes make do with MPI, a LISP-like language).

Not "unless"... perhaps "because"?  Whatever a MUCK is, it's definitely 
not part of the "mainstream of current programming", even if you're the 
one doing it...

-Peter



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