[linux-elitists] Introducing Myself

Brian McGroarty brian@mcgroarty.net
Wed Jan 7 11:42:41 PST 2004


On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 02:21:43PM -0500, Matthew W. Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 10:48:30AM -0800, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> >begin  Brian McGroarty  quotation:
> >> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 08:32:26AM -0800, J. Paul Reed wrote:
> >> > 10 PRINT "At least we're not talking about GNOME!"
> >> > 20 GOTO 10
> >> 10 FOR A = 0 to 1 STEP 0
> >> 20 PRINT "GOTO CONSIDERED HARMFUL!"
> >> 30 NEXT
> >10 FOR A = 0 TO 1 STEP 0
> >20 PRINT "IMPLICIT NEXT CONSIDERED HARMFUL!"
> >30 NEXT A
> 
> do:print"for-next abuse sucks!":print"So does capitalising everything.":loop

PC ROM BASIC lacked WHILE/WEND and REPEAT/UNTIL. I wouldn't swear to it,
but I don't think DO/LOOP [UNTIL] came on the scene until
Turbo/Quick/Real BASIC.
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