On Wed, 10 Mar 2004 16:50:58 -0500, John Roth wrote:
> Someday people will get over their attachment with being able to write> programs with any old text editor that happens to be lying around, and> being able to print their programs without needing a special> formatting program, but that day isn't today, and I doubt if it's> tomorrow.
I doubt it's ever, because such a day would have to be preceded by the
day when programs no longer need to be inspected, maintained or
transferred between systems not specifically set up as developer
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