[linux-elitists] Introducing Myself

Jason Spence jspence@lightconsulting.com
Wed Jan 7 09:04:56 PST 2004


On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 05:47:59PM +0100, Ragnar Hojland Espinosa wrote: 
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 10:13:17AM -0500, Matthew W. Miller wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 09:43:15AM +0100, Ragnar Hojland Espinosa wrote:
> > >On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 10:13:49AM +0200, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > >> Other languages that are OK are ANSI C, Common Lisp/Scheme, BASIC ...
> > >Ok, I'll bite.
> > >What exactly do you consider OK from basic?
> > 
> > It helps one develop a better appreciation for other languages.
> > 
> > Or at least it did for me.
> 
> Sayyy.. its the same as saying using MS for 10 years must be
> compulsory for everyone in order to build adecuate appreciation of
> better things?
> 
> I had to do Visual Basic related consulting for about a year.  It took
> almost 2 months after it to clear my brain from its rotten influences.

Ah, VBA's not so bad, especially when you can have it fart out a PE
header and some machine code to do what you REALLY want :)

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