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> I didn't say it was best, just the most successful 
> if we look at ubiquity, numbers of applications produced, 
> ease of use, ease of mastery, simplicity and so on.

Ah, Len, but you responded too quickly.  I didn't say "best" either.  I too 
was arguing that VB is nowhere near the most *successful* language.  C and SQL 
are is more Ubiquitous than VB.  C, SQL and FORTRAN have produced far more 
applications than has VB.

I don't see how ease of use, mastery and simplicity are ipso facto measures os 
success, otherwise wouldn't logo be the most successful language in that 
regard?  Actually, in that case, adventure game interfaces would probably be 
most successful  ;-)


> All of these are perceptions but if we count money, 
> a lot more people are making money programming with 
> VB than C.

I *highly* doubt this.  I think you're forgetting the huge embedded systems 
market, which is dominated by C and close to 100% commercial (on the large 
scale).

> If one doesn't use MS products, nevermind.  

Irrelevant to the question.


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