Oberon and the OberonStation (retro-style FPGA computing)
paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Nov 24 19:34:49 CST 2015
> On Nov 24, 2015, at 8:30 PM, ben <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca> wrote:
> On 11/23/2015 7:28 PM, William Maddox wrote:
>> The revived 2013 re-issue of Niklaus Wirth's Oberon system is a joy
>> to behold. If you've never heard of Oberon before, it is a
>> minimalistic education-oriented language and operating system
>> designed after Wirth had taken a (second) sabattical at PARC in the
> I say WORTH LESS, with out even looking at it, as I am NOT a Pascal
Judging a language without even looking at it seems rather odd.
Pascal is largely obsolete now, but I still appreciate it -- of the 40 or so languages I know, there are only two where I could go from no knowledge at all to having a working program of significant size in one week: Pascal and Python.
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