Standard Forth versus Python: a case study

Paddy paddy3118 at netscape.net
Sat Oct 14 04:40:54 CEST 2006


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.
:-)




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