Is there a programming language that is combination of Python andBasic?

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Sun Apr 19 17:12:20 CEST 2009


Hendrik van Rooyen wrote:
> "Mensanator" <mens..r at aol.com> wrote:
> 
> 8< ---------- description of bugs in spaghetti ---------------
> 
> Looks like that design really needed sorting out!
> 
>> A programmer once said to me "Why should I run it, I know
>> how it works, I wrote it."
> 
> Are you serious? 
> In my opinion, anybody who says this is not a programmer,
> but merely an arrogant idiot with a lot of misplaced self-
> confidence - somewhat like a permanent force corporal.
> 
>> My reply: "You only THINK you know how it works. _I_, on
>> the other hand, ACTUALLY know how it works because I've
>> run it."
> 
> How did you manage to keep your reply so meek?
> You must be a really well brought up person.
> :-)

Possibly because the proper reply was probably, "You only THINK
you know how it works. _I_, on the other hand, know how it behaves,
even if I don't know how it was supposed to work."

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org



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