Reply to post: Re: Terminology

Hey, Microsoft, we can call Windows 10 apps anything we like – you're NOT OUR REAL MOM

Paul Shirley

Re: Terminology

Wow, you're right, computers do indeed run programs. Some of those programs interpret scripts. Some of them were interpreting scripts long before the 80's.

I also remember using more descriptive terms like OS,game & application back in the 70's more often than 'program'. We were still arguing about the correct spelling of that one back then. 'Script' had to wait for the 80's... I wrote a lot of scripts building data for games back then. Didn't right many 'programs'...

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