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Hi little, I learned to write computer programs after I learned English. As for ls -r, I know ls is short for list and -r is short for reverse, and that makes sense and is easy to remember. I think not knowing what a word or acronym means makes it harder to learn.

/brother t0mas
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RE: RE: RE: Perl, children and foreign languages
by kapper (Chaplain) on Sep 12, 2000 at 18:10 UTC

    I am a dane, who had my first programming experience in logo back in 1984 which was before i had learned any english... it did not pose any problems to me!

    The brain of a child at around 10 years of age, is probably better at pattern recognition than most people think.