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From: William D. Neumann <wneumann@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml compared as a scripting language
On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Richard Jones wrote:

> OCaml < Perl <<<<<<< Java
>
> In fact I don't think I've ever seen anything as horribly verbose (and
> useless) as Java.  COBOL perhaps?

Mmmmm... now you're bringing back the memories.  Yeah, I think COBOL
pretty much has to rank as one of the least dense programming languages
out there (not counting fringe stuff like unlambda) -- especially if you
go all "hardcore" and type things like MULTIPLY A BY B GIVING C. instead
of C = A * B.

Heh.  COBOL was fun.

William D. Neumann

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