On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 09:10:05PM +0000, Shevek wrote:
>Having taught both, I can say that I would far rather teach undergraduates
>Java for many reasons. In fact, they'd probably be better learning
>something even more restrictive and more trivial. That doesn't make it
So really it's Pascal all over again - if you only teach them one
language, it's what they'll always use. If you teach them two,
they may just possibly see the similarities and start to generalise
to the class of "programming languages in general"...