[self-interest] Re: Syntax is important - but

Steve Dekorte steve at dekorte.com
Thu Sep 2 22:02:47 UTC 1999

Jecel Assumpcao Jr <jecel at lsi.usp.br> wrote:
> But I think that most people who will be programming in 2004
> don't know any computer languages at all today. For them, any
> syntax will be obscure (maybe not hyperscript). 

That sort of thing is typically true of exponential growth.
For example, the % of the population that is under the age where
they know any language is increasing with time, but I don't think
this increases the likelyhood of esperanto being adopted, regardless
of the benifits of the langauge.


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