Python, a perfect crystal?

John Hall wweexxsseessssaa at telusplanet.net
Sun Feb 9 04:32:15 CET 2003


On 08 Feb 2003 19:04:43 -0800, Paul Rubin
<phr-n2003b at NOSPAMnightsong.com> wrote:

>There's an old saying about programming languages: APL is a perfect
>crystal; if you add anything to it, it becomes flawed...

You CAN add things to a crystal while preserving its perfection,
but only atom-by-atom or molecule-by-molecule, and only by strict
conformance to the pre-existing planes/lattice structure.

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John W Hall <wweexxsseessssaa at telusplanet.net>
Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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