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BASIC

Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. A programming language that allows a programmer to interact with a program while it is running. BASIC is very simple and was designed for instructional purposes. However, it underlies both the DOS and Windows operating systems.

BASIC (Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code)

a simple COMPUTER programming language widely used by nonspecialists for programming computers.
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Those who had not completed high school were more likely to recommend timesharing than those with tertiary qualifications.
Such intended behavior, for example, could reflect a change in the owner's lifestyle or financial status rather than any discontent with timesharing itself.
As in the earlier Australian surveys, a substantial segment of the sample displayed the apparently contradictory behavior of being satisfied but not willing to repeat the decision in hindsight and/or to recommend timesharing to others.