attila at lendvai.name
Wed May 13 12:35:52 UTC 2020
> > Transitioning to Perl was hard, but after about a year I grew to have some
> > respect for it.
> I have come to respect Perl more, from a Common Lisp perspective.
> Both Common Lisp and Perl are about code compression. Common Lisp
> enables you to compress the complex things into tiny pieces of code.
> Perl enables you to compress the common things into tiny pieces of
i would argue against calling a high level of freedom to formally
express abstractions as... 'code compression'. the latter is certainly
a sideffect of the former, but the goal is not code compression per
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