Pascal not considered harmful - was Re: Rich kids are into COBOL

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Thu Feb 19 11:49:54 CST 2015

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Mike Loewen
<mloewen at> wrote:
>> All true, but doesn't it make you wonder why Turbo Pascal
>> was such a popular development environment for the PC for so long?>
>    It was fast, easy to use, and inexpensive.

It was certainly a lot cheaper than a C compiler.  I paid real money
for Lattice/SAS C for the Amiga in the 1980s.


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