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Re: Re: Learn from what's out there!

by DentArthurDent (Monk)
on Oct 16, 2003 at 15:47 UTC ( #299792=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Learn from what's out there!
in thread use sloppy ;-)

So is the point of strict, then, to take the rope out of the hands of a programmer so that they can't hang themselves? I guess there's a place for that. I withdraw my objection. :)

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Re3: Learn from what's out there!
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Oct 16, 2003 at 15:53 UTC
    The point is to provide automated rope-removal, should the programmer want it. It's all in the spirit of TIMTOWDI.

    We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.

    The idea is a little like C++ templates, except not quite so brain-meltingly complicated. -- TheDamian, Exegesis 6

    ... strings and arrays will suffice. As they are easily available as native data types in any sane language, ... - blokhead, speaking on evolutionary algorithms

    Please remember that I'm crufty and crochety. All opinions are purely mine and all code is untested, unless otherwise specified.

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