Why Python is like C++

Christian Gollwitzer auriocus at gmx.de
Sat Dec 21 11:19:03 CET 2013


Am 21.12.13 09:06, schrieb Gregory Ewing:
> Michael Torrie wrote:
>> Maybe BASIC's of the 70s.  But Not QB.  QuickBasic was a pretty
>> impressive compiler in its day.  Completely modern, structured language.
>
> I may have been thinking of GW-BASIC. There was
> definitely something that was pretty much an
> old-school BASIC with line numbers, GOSUBS and
> all that.
>

GW-BASIC was a weak language, but two significant characters is 
definitely too few. I think it was eight. Never used QuickBasic, I went 
Turbo Pascal instead, which had 32 significant characters.

	Christian



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