Niklaus Wirth Quotes

Niklaus Wirth Quotes: Professors typically spend their time in meetings about planning, policy, proposals, fund-raising, consulting, interviewing, traveling, and so forth, but spend relatively little time at their drawing boards. As a result, they lose touch with the substance of their rapidly developing subject. They lose the ability to design; they lose sight of what is essential; and they resign themselves to teach academically challenging puzzles.
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Niklaus Wirth Quote: I have never designed a language for its own sake.
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Quotes about Niklaus Wirth: During the process of stepwise refinement, a notation which is natural to the problem in hand should be used as long as possible.
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Quote about Niklaus Wirth: Experience shows that the success of a programming course critically depends on the choice of these examples.
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