[svlug] using linux in schools
nbs at sonic.net
Mon Mar 31 13:28:53 PST 2003
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 01:16:31PM -0800, William R Ward wrote:
> Ahem! What about Commodore?? :-)
Heh... My brother had the Commodore. I had the Atari, and my schools had
CrApple IIs. :^)
He used his C=64 for getting warez, it seemed. I had almost no software for
my Atari, so I wrote most of it myself. :^)
> Perl is perfect for this, except that Perl's error messages are so
Uh... Perl _itself_ is kinda cryptic! :^/ I'd kinda hate to see a 6 year old
trying to grok Perl. (Then again, if they did, watch out when they get older!)
> .. you could do the graphics using Perl/Tk ...
Hrm. Tk doesn't seem quite as 'fun' as SDL. ;^) Not that I've played with
> ... Perl/Tk programs run just fine under all those platforms without
> any changes ...
This is true. :^)
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