[thechat] programming

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Sun May 25 19:59:39 CDT 2003

rudy wrote:
> mother tongues: tracing the roots of computer languages through the ages
> http://www.digibarn.com/collections/posters/tongues/tongues.jpg

Oooh, that's a good'un, was in Wired a while ago.

Me, I started with good'ol'BASIC, with some light COMAL at high school, then
COBOL, then Pascal, then C and sh, then back to Pascal, and now Perl.

Oh, and I dabbled in Haskell for a while - an evil, evil language if ever
there was one.

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