in reply to Re^3: Teaching Children How to Program
in thread Teaching Children How to Program
Ahh, that's nothing. Why when I was a lad we used to program by poking holes in a pieces of card then mailing the cards away and waiting a week to see if the program worked.
When the TRS80 came out I programmed it in Z80 machine code just for the challenge. (My Grandfather had a mechanical adding machine that I used for extracting square roots by using successive approximations - by hand.)
Perl is Huffman encoded by design.