Mathieu Bouchard <matju / sympatico.ca> writes:

> On Sat, 26 Mar 2005, Glenn Parker wrote:
>
>> Too much PHP must rot an important area of the brain, the same way
>> candy affects your teeth.  :)
>
> Which reminds me...
>
> "It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that
> have had a prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are
> mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration." -- Dijkstra
>
> "The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be
> regarded as a criminal offence." -- Dijkstra
>
> "APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of
> the future for the programming techniques of the past: it creates a new
> generation of coding bums." -- Dijkstra
>
> "GOTO statement considered harmful"
>  -- Source: title to a letter in CACM 11, 3 (March, 1968) 
>
> "Object-oriented programming is an exceptionally bad idea which could only
> have originated in California." -- Dijkstra

And I still think the best thing about Dijkstra is his
handwriting. :-)

> Mathieu Bouchard -=- Montr٬l QC Canada -=- http://artengine.ca/matju
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