I do take offence of being accused as having given a dishonest answer.
In another day and age and if you were not hiding behind your anonymous mask, we would have met at dawn on a field at the edge of the town and we would have settled this slight to my honour in a way as befits gentlemen.
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