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Re: About Euphoria

I learned alot from the dos version, it's easier to use than basic. If ya
get the time, read what they have to say about it. I don't know much about
the Linux version, but it's a great learning tool for us big kids.
----- Original Message -----
From: Jean Francois Martinez <jfm2@club-internet.fr>
To: <independence-l@seul.org>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2001 8:57 PM
Subject: About Euphoria

> I don't know Euphoria but as a principle I think it twice before
> adding another computer language.  Reason is that Linux has
> already a strong techie image and one of my goals is having people
> think in Linux as a tool for many other things besides programming
> and networking.  That is why a program for real life needs (eg
> account management), child education, self improvement (type faster,
> improve memory), artistic activity will found easier to be included
> in Indy than a programming language.
> There are some cases I can make exception:
> -Language could be conceived as an educational tool for children (one
> of the requirements are good multimedia capabilities, eg Squeak I will
> be reincluding ASAP)
> -Language is needed for building a component of Indy
> And of course that policy is subject to revision if active people find
> it wrong
> --
> JF Martinez
> Independence Linux (http://independence.seul.org)
> Because Linux should be for everyone.