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andrew at tug.com
Fri Feb 16 15:39:11 GMT 2007
the hatter wrote:
> Following on from regexp ninja...
So I explain about programming languages to Kathleen.
I tell her about the crudeness of Basic.
We discuss the metaphor of the swiss army chainsaw
I explain about Microsoft messing up the utopian vision of Java.
We talk the low level of assembler and the ideas behind Lisp.
And then we read the strip.
She can identify the humour but didn't laugh out loud :-(
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