[linux-elitists] Harmful things according to google.

Alan DuBoff aland@SoftOrchestra.com
Fri Jan 10 21:56:56 PST 2003


On Friday 10 January 2003 11:08, Modus Operandi wrote:
>   "It is practically impossible to teach good programming style
>   to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as
>   potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope
>   of regeneration."
>   			-- Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

This is certainly one man's opinion. There are uses for it, and it has 
nothing to do with BASIC. Like any tool, it's best to understand it and use 
it where it makes sense. The right tool for the job.

-- 

Alan DuBoff
Software Orchestration, Inc.
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