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Re: Wolfram User Interface Research?
In article <fuhrka$s88$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com> wrote: > it can be tempting to chain inscrutiably long commands > together and create an unreadable mess --- As was the case, oldtimers will recall, with IBM's APL ("A Programming Language"), which allowed you -- in fact, more or less compelled you -- to write incredibly powerful, but totally inscrutable single line programs, leading to the now classic phrase "Write once -- read never", since one day later even the original coder couldn't figure out how his or her code worked. > together and create an unreadable mess --- but of course, if you did > exactly the same thing with the FullForm equivalents then the result > would be just as hard to read, if not more so. Don't agree with you on this -- but nonetheless will take your further comment to heart and go off and finally learn how to use @ .