[ubuntu-uk] memory lane, was: Please can someone look at this and try to help
jgrabham at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 12 16:29:23 GMT 2007
You're all really old, I cant remember before my familys 486 with DOS
6.22 and win 3.11 for workgroups (I was born in 1992!!) lol I know
my Mum had a computer before that, but I cant remember it - I found
its dot matrix printer in the loft a while ago though.
On Nov 12, 2007 3:16 PM, Greg K Nicholson <newsgroups at gkn.me.uk> wrote:
> > I remember
> > trying to get to grips with programming in Basic and the difficulty I
> > had in accepting that you could have a line which read 'Let n = 2' and
> > then, a little further on,'Let n = 10'. In algebra if I wrote n = 2 then
> > that was that, it didn't change half way through solving the problem.
> I never had such problems: I had a ZX Spectrum before I learnt algebra.
> (In fact it's only just occurred to me (since reading this post) that a
> variable's variability could be considered weird coming at it from an
> algebra point of view.)
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