Write only programming

From: Christopher Smith <csmith_at_amdocs.com>
Date: Fri Mar 1 09:00:31 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Chris Wren [mailto:jcwren_at_jcwren.com]

> This is a personal tirade of mine. There is no such
> thing as a language
> that supports comments that can be considered write-only. There are
> write-only programmers, but personally, I can't think of a
> single language
> that doesn't support comments in one form or another. From
> using Forth with
> shadow files to the latest and greatest 5GL languages, they
> all support
> comments. Feel free to show an example of a language that
> doesn't support
> comments, it will be new to me.

Going back to intercal, it officially doesn't. There is a (convoluted,
like everything else) way to make it ignore a line of code.


Christopher Smith, Perl Developer
Amdocs - Champaign, IL

/usr/bin/perl -e '
print((~"\x95\xc4\xe3"^"Just Another Perl Hacker.")."\x08!\n");
Received on Fri Mar 01 2002 - 09:00:31 GMT

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