Re: Will VB hurt .NET? Instead of .NET helping VB?
There is more to a language than raw power over memory.
TI-Basic has very little power, but it is far better than C or Java for
doing mathematical problems. Fortran, which inspired QBasic's syntax, is the
language of choice at the San Diego Supercomputing Center. Pretty good for a
language that doesn't even have raw pointers.
BTW, have they ever gotten around to adding simple exponents to C?
"rakim" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Well, the day i buy a supercomputer or a calculator running a VB app is
> day i will accept this argument that Basic's heritage has anything to do
> with it's power. Apartment threading anyone?
> "Jonathan Allen" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >He's just jealous. Everyone knows that Basic has a proud heritage that
> >back much further that C, and yet it continues to evolve as the
> >circumstances dictate. As long as Basic and it's sister language Fortran
> >be found on everything from calculators to super computers, the brace
> >huggers will be depressed and angry. Poor masochistic freaks.
> >Jonathan Allen
> >"Zane Thomas" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >> On 1 Feb 2001 23:02:55 -0800, "Ralph Freeze" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> >VB is not a programmers language and that's how it will always be.
> >> Go away silly troll.
> >> ---
> >> Ice Z - Straight Outta Redmond
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