Don't you just love writing this sort of thing :)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Fri Dec 5 11:32:49 CET 2008

In message <Xns9B6B552DB7E0Dduncanbooth at>, Duncan Booth wrote:

> ... but the mess you posted is going to be virtually untestable ...

The "mess" I posted did actually work as written.

> ... whereas splitting it up into small testable functions will make it
> much easier for you to actually get somewhere near your goal of correct
> code. 

The code people write is probably a direct reflection of their thinking
processes: For example, slow, plodding, one step at a time, incapable of
imaginative leaps, versus those who operate directly on larger patterns at

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