OT: Language for the ages

steve gkicomputers at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 14 18:39:48 CDT 2005



--- Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:

a language that isn't
> nearing obsolesence, nor
> one that's still evolving.  "Niche" languages would
> be out of the question,
> as longevity could be a problem.
> 
> So what would it be?   My vote is for FORTRAN.
> 
> Cheers,
> Chuck
> 

Nice choice, FORTRAN is a wonderful language for
engineers (non software), no other language can handle
complex numbers with such ease, but I have to say
explicit English psuedo code plus any computer
language that runs on your computer would be my choice



	
		
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