On Nov 2, 2006, at 12:49 PM, Tim Pease wrote:

> Go to your local library and grab the first volume of Knuth's "The Art
> of Computer Programming". Read and understand this book -- it will
> give you a fantastic foundation for any language that you pick up.

Wow.  I respect that book a lot Tim, but start there?  I must be a  
wimp because that book still intimidates me today!  ;)

James Edward Gray II