[Ilugc] Forming Linux User Group at Pondicherry
- From: asokanp@xxxxxxxxxxx (Pichai Asokan)
- Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 17:55:56 +0530
On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 11:38:28AM +0530, Suraj Kumar wrote:
Its powerful because its free :) (free as in swatantra, suthanthiram (or
as Mr.P.Asokan suggests - 'Thal(2)aiyaru Menkalam')).
I cannot take credit for that. It is the usage of
'thaLaiyaRu menkalam' is the standard transliteration.
PS: capitals stand for strong consonants rR lL nN etc.,
while for long vowels are represented by both capitals
as well as repetition a, aa|A, i, ii|I, u, uu|U, e, ee|E, etc
C was designed by Dennis Ritchie on the assumption
that programmers were like Dennis Ritchie.
Java appears to have been designed on the theory
that programmers are more like Dennis the Menace.
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