bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
Tue Apr 11 22:42:20 CEST 2006
Alan Gauld wrote:
>> Syntactic sugar *IS* a practical benefit. After all, every language above
>> assember is syntactic sugar, and by your definition of no practical use.
> Ah, but by that standard even assembler is syntactic sugar, now
> where are those hex codes and my keypunch? :-)
Only those of us who keyed the bin loader into a PDP-8 by toggling
switches, each representing one bit, can claim to be the most free of
"Real programmers eschew languages. They do it on the bare metal."
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