[Beowulf] A press release

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Jul 18 10:13:08 EDT 2008


Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Kyle Spaans wrote:

[...]

>>
>> There are also "CS for non-majors" classes in Python I believe. I
>> can't comment on upper-year project type things though, because I'm only
>> in my 2nd year. :)
> 
> C is good.  Scheme I'm not so sure about.  Maybe it's just my
> curmudgeonly upbringing, but learning to code in a "standard compiled
> language" has its benefits, if only separating the people destined for
> coding greatness from the ones who should become accountants or lawyers
> or something instead.

Eeekk... return of the language wars.  They all have the same morphology

Person1:  "My language is better than yours"

Person2:  "Oh yeah?  At least I use a real OS, CP/M!"

and its downhill in a cascade of responses from there ...

[...]

> But this is an old and standard rant by now.

:)

But aren't they fun to rehash ?


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