Re: Types in Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg62805] Re: Types in Mathematica*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 13:41:14 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: The University of Western Australia*References*: <200511191053.FAA16418@smc.vnet.net> <dlp2ci$le$1@smc.vnet.net> <200511200950.EAA04496@smc.vnet.net> <dls4vp$mmc$1@smc.vnet.net> <dm1ak3$i1n$1@smc.vnet.net> <dmjrb8$5u6$1@smc.vnet.net> <dmm2tp$nmo$1@smc.vnet.net> <dmrt6i$6le$1@smc.vnet.net> <200512032352.SAA15917@smc.vnet.net> <dmui9j$ml5$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <dmui9j$ml5$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at jeol.com> wrote: > The ever contrarian Larry Wall of course decided that Perl, the > sin qua non of weak typing, would attempt to resolve that ambiguity. > The low regard with which Perl programmers are generally held in the > Computer Science community, a special circle of hell previously reserved > for Visual Basic users, is a by product of that fact. A nice quote. I wonder where Mathematica programmers rank in the Computer Science community? Cheers, Paul _______________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: 61 8 6488 2734 School of Physics, M013 Fax: +61 8 6488 1014 The University of Western Australia (CRICOS Provider No 00126G) AUSTRALIA http://physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul

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