in reply to Re: Perl and Linguistics
in thread Perl and Linguistics
My beef is that by calling various unrelated notations "computer languages", you further smudge the fine line between machines and people.
I have been a member, for the past 35 years, of the professional computer science organization ACM -- the Association for Computing Machinery. Not Machinists, Machinery.
Welcome to an old and noble profession. 8-)
A computer is not a living being. It has no consciousness, you cannot talk with it, and it doesn't have a will.
You haven't been programming very long, have you? I've known many a willful computer...