Re: Some Laws

From: robert <gnuoytr_at_rcn.com>
Date: 1 Oct 2004 18:26:43 -0700
Message-ID: <da3c2186.0410011726.477acb4e_at_posting.google.com>


Lemming <thiswillbounce_at_bumblbee.demon.co.uk> wrote in message news:<g28pl0lq0aboe98ef3qetpvuc0u5dhubv3_at_4ax.com>...

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> The language doesn't define the programmer; the programmer is a good
> programmer or a bad programmer because of what s/he produces. A good
> programmer can produce useful programs any OS, language, whatever.
> The poor programmer is bound to a specific language.
>

up to a point: within a semantic family, languages are similar enough for this to be true; one can write fortran in C. writing C in prolog is another matter.

this family jumping is largely why SQL remains a mystery to the java crowd.

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> Lemming
Received on Sat Oct 02 2004 - 03:26:43 CEST

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