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Re: which blend caters to TaL computer programming? . . .




On Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:18:37 -0400
Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 01:01:22PM -0400, Gary Dale wrote:
> > We're not talking about the pros and cons of specific languages but
> > rather about how to teach children to write programs. Focusing on
> > things like pointers is fundamentally wrong. You need to teach them
> > things like breaking down problems into manageable parts and
> > assembling parts into complex wholes.
> >   
> 
> To be fair, *you* are talking about "how to teach children to write
> programs." The OP specifically asked about how to obtain a Debian
> blend with a specific set of features/capabilities. The mention of his
> instructional approach was incidental to the actual question. You
> decided it would be more helpful to criticize his proposed
> instructional approach. I wonder if the OP feels that your comments
> have been helpful.
> 

Hey, if he's paying, we answer the question he asked. If he's not, we
answer the question we want to answer. This is how the Internet works.

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Joe