On Wednesday 31 July 2002 08:38 am, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> And what  potential does any language have without File IO

As long as you're dealing with systems with no files, potentially 
lots...

The majority of microprocessors on the Earth couldn't do File IO if 
they wanted to, since they aren't connected to file systems or mass 
storage. Think of the processors in your printer, mouse, monitor, 
keyboard, microwave oven...

Now if the language couldn't get to I/O registers, now *that* would be 
a problem...

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