Standard Forth versus Python: a case study

jacko jackokring at gmail.com
Sat Oct 14 15:14:17 CEST 2006


Paddy wrote:
> werty wrote:
> > Apples/oranges ?   programmers are making very little $$ today .
> >    Thats software !   No one is makin money on obsolete Forth ,
> > so why a comparisom ?
> >
> >   Ultimately the best OpSys will be free and  millions of lines of code
> >  obsoleted .  Because no one can protect intellectual property , its
> > simply too costly for a Government to do this .
> >
> >   Notice the crypto fiasco , the USA govt forbad export of SSL and
> > in short order Australia gave the world a free SSLeasy !
> >
> >    This is software .  No one will , for long , own software .
> >  Microsoft and Linux will die in 24 months .   No hardware will
> > produce money/profits using them .
> >
> >   Because we have a new hardware competitor , that obsoletes the BIOS
> >  chip , North bridge/South bridge USB helpers , NICs .
> >   No mo PNP (Plug_and_Pray) .
> >   In 2 chips ( CPU /SoC and LCD controller) it will be faster than
> >  a PC .  100's have allready written HDD drivers and haven't yet
> >  free'd them .  But when others give free , what good do it to
> >  hold yours !    You look stupid selling what others improve and
> > free .   Trying to sell what others find easy to create !
> >   Intel made hardware too hard to program , ARM is easy .
> >   Python wont last on ARM , for WCE and Linux will be tossed .
> >   A simpler structured method will be used to customise
> >   Browsers . There will be 2 columns , one on left will be main/orig
> > but on the Right will have hyperlink result .  This way ya dont have
> >  to go back to compare !   side by side .
> >   Text editors will also work this way . You will read orig in left
> > columns
> >  and 'edit'/annotate  your stuff to the Right columns .
> >
> >   Sun microsystems et all ( the ones we seldom think about ) will
> >  all be obsoleted , bankrupted , their hardware surplused .
> >   No more h/w servers .
> >  There will be no high speed 64 bit boxes in the future .
> >   The Pocket PC will do work you could not  imagine !
> >   All will have 100 GB HDD , VGA LCD , USBH/USBD , WIFI N
> >   and no WERTY  keyboard !  full GUI ...
> >   ethernet and firewire and rs232 will die
> >
> >   Why not "see" the future ?
> >  No Linux ,no WXP , no C+ , no PC .....
>
> Hah! This is the output from a program and I claim my prize.
> :-)

werty bot has to claim the prize to prove intelligence challange ;-)




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