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Re: A Question About Directive

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  • Subject: [mg111261] Re: A Question About Directive
  • From: AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 02:00:24 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <i2eadd$q1l$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <i2eadd$q1l$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote:

> Fewer keystrokes is not the sole metric for simplicity! Code readability 
> is another.

Agreed!  

Wasn't APL the classic example of a language with near-minimum 
keystrokes, near-maximum unreadability?  -- such that APL programs were 
sometimes characterized as "write once, read never".


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