introspection (and Perl 6)

Jeff Anderson captvanhalen at
Mon Jan 21 22:44:40 GMT 2008

On Jan 21, 2008 4:40 PM, Jonathan Rockway <jon at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 21:04 +0000, Aaron Trevena wrote:
> Why is shorthand "only for golfers"?  Do you really think that
> Java-style verbosity makes for more readable code?  Both expressions
> mean the same thing, and are equally readable.

I disagree. First, who says that "only for golfers" == Java-style
verbosity. That's just being extreme, don'cha think?

Second, HOW is more readable than ^  -- i don't care how you slice it.

Third, this is just an opinion.

Fourth -- Firth of Fifth by Genesis is an epic rock song by
progressive rock band Genesis from their 1973 album Selling England by
the Pound.

Fifth -- exchanging liberty for freedom is an oxymoron, but i digest ... ;)


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