Re: Help: Randomizing a List of Numbers
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 11:14:37 +0200
John Savard wrote:
> Bill Emerson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote, in part:
>>The only thing worse than mocking dead languages is reading or writing
> That could be, .......
Anyway, Visual Basic, which evolves from BASIC, is very well
alive, as far as I am aware.
> Yes, GCC is free, and, for that matter, you can still download Watcom
> C and FORTRAN for free...
There is unfortunately no free compiler for Fortran starting
from Fortran 90 (if I don't err).
> I *was* sorely tempted to make a riposte to the criticism of BASIC by
> presenting the algorithm again in a language with longer variable
> 360 Assembler.
I would have had the fun of reading that, since I still
remember quite a bit of its instruction set :)
M. K. Shen
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