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Re: Re: Re: Re: Macros, LFSPs and LFMs

by mirod (Canon)
on Jun 11, 2003 at 19:54 UTC ( #265160=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Macros, LFSPs and LFMs
in thread Macros, LFSPs and LFMs

Hey, don't laugh, a whole bunch of French Comp-Sci students learnt first a language named LSE (link in French, of course!) and its ancestor LSD (! For Langage Sans Difficulté - Painless Language) which was a cross between Pascal and Basic, using French keywords!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Macros, LFSPs and LFMs
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Jun 11, 2003 at 20:12 UTC

    ...and what were you doing at school today Pierre?

    It was great! We spent the whole afternoon doing LSD! :)

    You'll have to imagine the cartoon French accents. I tried typing them, but my French is so lousy I was likely to offend someone

    I can't see why English should have the monopoly, and I'm quite surprised the Ministry of Culture haven't intervened to prevent computerise going the same way a l'weekend and l'sandwich :)


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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Macros, LFSPs and LFMs
by stefp (Vicar) on Jun 12, 2003 at 02:00 UTC
    My first "High Level Language" was indeed LSE. I thought you made up the LSD part before following you link. In a parisian meeting of Les mongueurs de Perl we discovered we were many having learnt LSE.

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