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Re: yabasic problem

On 08/20/2018 07:29 AM, Mark Fletcher wrote:
Isn’t the problem that you misspelled “experimental” in your original file paths?

No <chuckle>
I had misspelled it when creating the directory.
And, being a lousy typist, I copy-n-past whenever possible.
I had used Caja's Properties menu to get the path.
But there was a typo which I caught after my initial initial post
[A missing "." before the extension of the input file].

On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 21:13 Richard Owlett <rowlett@cloud85.net <mailto:rowlett@cloud85.net>> wrote:

    On 08/20/2018 02:35 AM, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
     > David Wright wrote:
     >  [snip]
     >> Would you agree, though, that "BASIC" is the language that must
     >> have the biggest contrast between its well-endowed versions and
     >> the most dire cr*p.
     > Well, back then i perceived HP BASIC as the best language of all.
    It made
     > me boss on all those expensive HP machines (from 9845B to 9000/320).
     > But C ran on all Unix workstations. And as soon as i became
     > enough, i fell in love with the display manager of the Apollo
    Domain DN3000.
     > Microsoft's Visual Basic is said to have surpassed HP BASIC in
    the years
     > later.
     >> Where would yabasic fit?

    I think it would rate fairly well. I browsed the BASICs in the
    repository and seemed best matched to my preferences, specifically
    no GUI.

     > It seems to be inspired by C (see the syntax of "open"). But why
    use such
     > a C-BASIC when there is gcc, gdb and valgrind ?
    'Cause the last time I used C was about 4 *DECADES* ago ;}
    Although I have programmed, I would claim to be a *programmer*.

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