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Re: (Ovid) Re(2): Linear programming is bad

by patgas (Friar)
on Mar 25, 2002 at 01:11 UTC ( #153984=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (Ovid) Re(2): Linear programming is bad
in thread Linear programming is bad

I've occasionally referred to it as "waterfall programming", since you start at the top of the code, and write straight down to the bottom. *shrug*

"As information travels faster in the modern age, as our days are crawling by so slowly." -- DCFC


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Re: Re: (Ovid) Re(2): Linear programming is bad
by Juerd (Abbot) on Mar 25, 2002 at 07:35 UTC

    I've occasionally referred to it as "waterfall programming", since you start at the top of the code, and write straight down to the bottom. *shrug*

    I like that name, and have seen it before. But that was for code like this:

    %triUK = (0 + 0 + 0 => qq//.qq//.qq// => map { (my $foo) = /(\d+)/; $foo => $rev{"*1e$_"} } grep { s/^\*1e//g and /[bB]/ and $_ <= 22 } @dummy = values %parts ); sing("lalalalalah");
    Or: A statement that doesn't fit on a single line, but can be made looking awful when indented more every line, and filled up with uselessness :).

    U28geW91IGNhbiBhbGwgcm90MTMgY
    W5kIHBhY2soKS4gQnV0IGRvIHlvdS
    ByZWNvZ25pc2UgQmFzZTY0IHdoZW4
    geW91IHNlZSBpdD8gIC0tIEp1ZXJk
    

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