C, please die,

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Dec 3 14:36:39 CST 2014

On Wed, 3 Dec 2014, Richard Loken wrote:
> And ADA seems to be pretty much dead.

DOD stuff never dies; it just keeps getting worse.

> I don't understand what you guys are arguing about.  Any programmer that I
> know who is under 40 only programs in one language: Java.

So, a Java compiler isn't just a portable C preprocessor?   :-)

> The under age 40 system administrators that I know can't program in any
> language unless you call python a language.

What's a "system administrator"?

> There was one prediction that really went wrong,
>     "I don't know what the programming language of 2000 will look like
>     but I know it will be called Fortran."
>     Tony Hoare circa 1982

No, it won't be CALLED Fortran.

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