It's a mistake to ignore the customer
Posted Dec 13, 2012 11:39 UTC (Thu) by dakas
In reply to: It's a mistake to ignore the customer
Parent article: GNU Guile 2.0.7 released
The solution to that isn't dumbing down the language but firing people who don't have half a clue.
the ultimately dumbed-down language for the computer, to the degree that it does not require a parser for interpreting, just an expression reader and an evaluator.
It is similarly dumbed-down to the human reader as commerce/Pidgin English is, meaning that it takes practice and control to consistently dumb down in the right manner. The purpose is having a common language for talking about programs shared between human and computer.
Using infix in Scheme is like Yodish Pidgin English. Sort of defeats the original purpose of human and computer sharing a language for talking about code rather than humans expressing themselves to one another.
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