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RE: Chown ???



like i mentioned....

a 1972 teletype, with paper scroll tape, hooked to the local college system,
as a 11 year old.. doing basic/GOTO/Loops...

my 1st programming... wrote a really basic (pun intended!!) program to play
poker.. 1st started learning statistical probability, arrays, etc...

youth!!


-----Original Message-----
From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Aldo Foot
Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 9:17 AM
To: Community assistance, encouragement,and advice for using Fedora.
Subject: Re: Chown ???


On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 8:07 AM, James Kosin <jkosin beta intcomgrp com>
wrote:
> Tim wrote:
>> On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 21:55 +0100, psmith wrote:
>>> the first ever program being
>>>
>>> 10 print "phil is cool"
>>> 20 goto 10
>>> run
>>
>> Blasphemer!  Stone him, stone him, he used a GOTO!  That word is
>> forbidden and must never be uttered...     ;-)
>>
>
> Actually, GOTO was very heavily in BASIC programming language.  There
> was no idea of statement blocks back then.
> It may be the only language at the time where it isn't considered taboo.
>
> James


GOTO... Ahhhh.... the coolness of BASIC programming before the Modern
Computer Age. I had a friend that would use GOTO every few lines just
because it was fun to do.

~af

~af

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