On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 07:43:28PM -0500, Mark Mielke wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 03:28:09PM -0800, Tom Holub wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 05:11:00PM -0500, Mark Mielke wrote:
> > > Let them get a handle on their ship before you sic a base on them.
> > I didn't say anything about a base.
> > There is no reason for anyone to choose warp 5 in a ship with full fuel.
> > The secnarios shouldn't teach people how to do things they shouldn't do,
> > especially since failure to use maxwarp is one of the most common newbie
> > errors.
> You don't necessarily teach somebody to program by having them write
> an SGML parser.
> Rather, have them do something silly like counting to 10. "Hello World\n"
> is just such an example.
> You teach people what tools they have available, and *then* you show
> them how to make best use of them.

You don't teach people to program "Hello World" using goto's.