Leonard Rosenthol on Thu, 4 Jul 2002 11:12:17 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] Pascal?

At 12:30 AM -0400 7/4/02, Paul wrote:
Excuse me?  BASIC has been around since 1964, which is a good 10 or 11
years before Microsoft came into being.  MSFT just happens to have
written the most popular implementation of it in use today.

What other implementations are in use?

REALBasic on Mac OS is quite popular these days, since it can also build Windows applications.

	There is also a good BASIC for the Palm.

	And a search on Google yields a LOT of hits...

It sounds like the real reasons for groaning over such languages is a lack of awareness.


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