Don't believe everything you see on the silver screen.
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If I remember well, in one of the Matrix movies, some of the code that scrolled over the screen was COBOL. Probably the least likely language to run a world-spanning multi-user first person simulation with.
A program should be light and agile, its subroutines connected like a string of pearls. The spirit and intent of the program should be retained throughout. There should be neither too little or too much, neither needless loops nor useless variables, neither lack of structure nor overwhelming rigidity." - The Tao of Programming, 4.1 - Geoffrey James
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