Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] One of those annoying "Which would you choose"posts....
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 12:31:40 -0500

on 1/24/01 12:31 AM, Robert Appleby at wrote:

> Try assembly language and see what real programming is all about.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
> Try machine code matey!

This IS getting ridiculous but machine code is EASY compared to --

a) translating an entire scientific subroutine library from Algol into
Fortran 77 (including recursive routines -- agh!). This was during my brief
stint as a rocket scientist (true).

b) programming a prolog compiler

yes, I was that man...

- -- 
Johnny Deadman

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