Harvard vs. vonNeuman

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Wed Sep 29 08:09:21 2004

At 05:57 PM 9/28/2004, Roger Merchberger wrote:
>However, I'd say that most early computers came with one built-in language standard so you could actually *do* something with the computer... nowadays that's no longer true.[1]
>[1] and it sucks, too! Like it would've been hard to include a basic BASIC on the palm. Instead, it does nothing but keep notes & numbers...

There are freeware and cheapware BASICs for the Palm, of course.
This is how I've lured my 9-year-old into programming on an old IIIc.

- John
Received on Wed Sep 29 2004 - 08:09:21 BST

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