[linux-elitists] Introducing Myself

Mark van Walraven mvw@wave.co.nz
Thu Jan 8 13:46:23 PST 2004


On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 01:21:21PM +0200, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 January 2004 10:43, Ragnar Hojland Espinosa wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 10:13:49AM +0200, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > > 3. My favourite language is Perl, but I am also fond of Haskell and
> > > Matlab for some purposes. Other languages that are OK are ANSI C, Common
> > > Lisp/Scheme, BASIC (which I still have fond memories of), and Visual
> > > Basic for Applications.
> >
> > Ok, I'll bite.
> >
> > What exactly do you consider OK from basic?
> 
> OK, BASIC is pretty lame, but it used to be fun to program with. I can testify 
BASIC was the first HLL I encountered, so it was kinda fun (or perhaps
the fun was learning to program).  Perl was the first language that
brought back that exhilaration.  I use several cool languages, but Perl
is FUN.

Mark.



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