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On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:34 PM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> 2017-04-25 8:30 GMT+02:00 Paige DePol <>:
>> Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
>>> BASIC had just a few keywords and automatically numbered your lines.
>>> The system, such as it was, was integrated with it,  And it had graphics.
>>> MOVE 10, TURN 30, PEN DOWN, MOVE 20. It gave a wow factor.
>> I think you may be conflating BASIC and LOGO with one another.
> Oops! You're right, of course. Never trust the memory of a septuagenarian.

LOGO _is_ a fantastic beginner's language, for the reasons you
describe and more. It's a functional language, so while it's
dynamically typed it does encourage the kinds of structures that are
worth learning early on.

/s/ Adam