Does turtle graphics have the wrong associations?

AK Eric warpcat at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 12 20:36:39 CET 2009


On Nov 12, 11:31 am, Terry Reedy <tjre... at udel.edu> wrote:
> Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
> > One reaction to <url: <url:
> >http://preview.tinyurl.com/ProgrammingBookP3> has been that turtle
> > graphics may be off-putting to some readers because it is associated
> > with children's learning.
>
> > What do you think?
>
> I just started using the module for simple plots.
> I am not a child.
> You cannot please everyone.

I used Turtle back on the Apple in the early 80's... so I personally
have very positive feelings towards it ;)  To each their own eh?



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