Microsoft open sources GWBASIC

Toby Thain toby at
Fri May 29 11:17:11 CDT 2020

On 2020-05-29 8:20 AM, Liam Proven via cctalk wrote:
> On Wed, 27 May 2020 at 21:40, John Ames <commodorejohn at> wrote:
>> Agreed. While I'm much more favorably disposed towards C than you are,
>> the increasing homogeneity of almost all modern languages is
>> discouraging ...
> Indeed so.
> And I have had earnest youngsters on Twitter and elsewhere very
> seriously tell me that _no_ language could even theoretically be
> immune to the problems of C, because _all_ languages are implemented
> in C at the lowest level.

You understand that this is absolute rubbish, right?

> There are people in their 40s now, ...

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