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While eduardo may be a little cranky, it is not without good reason. There is no reason why Perl, C, or even assembly code cannot be programmed in such a fashion that it works as intended, is readable, and is maintainable by someone other than the original author. You don't need a "magic bullet" like PDL to make it happen.

PDL may have its utility in specific situations, such as desigining a 50 million lines-of-code nuclear missile launcher network operating system, but then you will recall that even PDL developed applications are not without the fundamental element of human error (i.e. the "Y2K" problem).

Perl, in fact, has it's own built in English meta-language that can make the program easy to read, even for the "manager" types.

They're called comments.

In reply to Re: Re: Re: program design language - a reality? by tadman
in thread program design language - a reality? by ailie

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