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Re: Readability suggestions

  • Subject: [mg3021] Re: [mg2977] Readability suggestions
  • From: hay at haystack.demon.co.uk (Allan Hayes)
  • Date: 24 Jan 1996 15:34:55 -0600
  • Approved: usenet@wri.com
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  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • Sender: mj at wri.com

"Daryl Reece" <reece_d%a1.clust.CLUST.umc at engult.lxe.com>
In [mg2977] Readability suggestions
asks  "Does anyone have suggestion for making MMA notebooks
readable to non MMA literate people."

Daryl,
Two of the things that I try to bear in mind, even for MMA literate  
people, are

1. Be succinct.
2. It is not necessary for the reader to see every bit of code:if  
it is not necessary then hide it in a closed group or a closed cell  
or put it in an appendix or package -- it's there if the reader  
wants to see it.

Allan Hayes,
hay at haystack.demon.co.uk




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