"Richard O'Keefe" <o...@cs.otago.ac.nz> writes:
>Well in that case, perhaps the language to start with should be Haskell...
Teaching programming by starting people on Haskell is like teaching ESOL
(English for non-English speakers) by starting them on Klingon .
 For those unfamiliar with it, it's been specifically designed to be unlike
any other language spoken on earth.
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