cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Jan 15 17:41:04 CST 2021
>> There are some flaws in our educational system.
>> Such as directing learning so rigidly that students are discouraged from
On Fri, 15 Jan 2021, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk wrote:
> Even worse when they are told specifically to "not waste time" learning
> things like APL or COBOL.
THAT is truly criminal.
A viewpoint opposed to mine:
"The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be
regarded as a criminal offense." - Edsger Dijkstra
Choosing to learn it, or APL, etc. is an admirable educational exercise.
A tangential recreational educational exploration is NEVER a "waste of
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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