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Language wars, distilled

A snippet from Every Language War Ever:

I2: A programmer can write unmaintainable code in any language. Let’s compare a carefully prepared code snippet from MFL with a horrifically bad snippet from YFL written by a drunken monkey.

This is Language wars, distilled by Simon Willison, posted on 22nd October 2003.

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