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Re: should "use byte" be "use bytes"?

Dan Sugalski
February 10, 2000 08:34
Re: should "use byte" be "use bytes"?
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At 11:27 AM 2/10/00 -0500, Mark Mielke wrote:
>On Thu, Feb 10, 2000 at 08:36:24AM -0700, "Tom Christiansen" wrote:
> > >Ok... let me get this straight... you are going to pick one word over
> > >another because it's easier to say and easier to type.
> > *ABSOLUTELY*.  Welcome to Perl.
>Uhhh... no?
>I definately don't use perl because it's operators are "easy to remember",
>"easy to say", or "easy to type." I use it for it's FUNCTIONALITY.

One of the characteristics of a good language designer is that these things 
*are* considered but the end-user doesn't actually notice. It is worth a 
hash-out before implementing things.


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