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Re^4: Code Readability. Break Rule Number 5?

by rodion (Chaplain)
on Apr 22, 2007 at 03:05 UTC ( #611334=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Code Readability. Break Rule Number 5?
in thread Code Readability. Break Rule Number 5?

Beyond the humor, you end up making my point well, perhaps better than I did.

I've sometimes found "map" leading me into stacking functions 'till they look like a Schwartzian Transform gone wrong, but I never have found Perl leading me towards writing at the density of a mathematical proof. Regular expressions certainly get dense and obtuse without the "/x" modifier, but they stay in their own restircted string context. Nothing's ever come close to the APL experience for leading me down the path of unintentional obscurity.

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