> 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