Re: Group FAQ, specifically, 'dangerous' functions

Randy Howard wrote:
Arthur J. O'Dwyer wrote

--- newbies generally don't start with assembly languages!

They used to. :-)

Not necessarily. My first program was in machine language, by
entering 1's and 0's via sense switches into an SDS 810, circa
1963. Assembly was advanced stuff. That's if you exclude hard
wired machinery, which were programmed with a soldering iron.

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