from the that's-a-lotta-license dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft's deals with major PC vendors lock users out from alternative options, such as Linux. A recent whitepaper calculates that the cost to industry of this Microsoft monopoly is $10 billion per year."
FORTRAN is a good example of a language which is easier to parse
using ad hoc techniques.
-- D. Gries
[What's good about it? Ed.]