> > Teaching programming in C doesn't really have a place in the curriculum
> > at a respectably CS University.
>
> We live on different planets.

Random semi-relevant comment in regards to MIT:

"In the 2003-04 school year, Java was used as the programming language
for Computer Science. Prior to 2003-04, C++ was used."

Just thought I would throw that in for one of the most respected
institutes in the country.