Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp, comp.emacs, comp.lang.python, comp.lang.perl.misc
From: Chiron <chiron...@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:43:22 GMT
Local: Wed, Feb 29 2012 6:43 am
Subject: Re: New Science Discovery: Perl Idiots Remain Idiots After A Decade!New Science Discovery: Perl Idiots Remain Idiots After A Decade!
On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:09:16 -0800, Xah Lee wrote:Personally, I think this whole issue of precedence in a programming
language is over-rated. It seems to me that grouping of any non-trivial
set of calculations should be done so as to remove any possible confusion
as to intent. It is one more obstacle to accidental errors in logic,
where you intend one thing, possibly overlook precedence, and get a
Sure, mathematically it *should* go a particular way, and any programming
As someone pointed out, a programming language is for humans; computers
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