[TUHS] Discuss of style and design of computer programs from a user stand point

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Sat May 6 23:09:27 AEST 2017


On 06/05/2017, Michael Kjörling <michael at kjorling.se> wrote:
> I would actually take that one step further: When you are writing
> code, you are _first and foremost_ communicating with whatever human
> will need to read or modify the code later.

Something similar appears in the front of almost every Wirth book
(though sometimes honoured in the breach).  That being said, there are
times when the code is transformed by optimization into something very
difficult to read.  (We used noweb to document the transformation.)

N.


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