jbv.silences at Club-Internet.fr
Wed Feb 25 14:14:56 CST 2004
> surely I don't want this to continue, as there is not much sense in
> comparing languages that have their specific meaning and areas of use.
> > Seriously, do you really think it'll take long for any english-speaking
> > person with a coder bkground to understand "set visible of btn 1 to true" ?
> But if "button->visible(TRUE)" is doing the same, why would you want to
> type in a complete sentence in a foreign language?
> "button->visible(TRUE)" is easy to read, short and may make a complex
> code faster to understand.
> No, stop - really, I don't want that question to be ANSWERED, it's just
No really, my purpose WAS NOT to compare (again) the benefits of C and
The point I wanted to make was : is it really a huge task to learn Transcript
anyone who speaks english and is already a coder (in C or any other language) ?
IMHO the answer is NO. The basic concepts are quite simple : hierarchy of
objects, sending messages and handlers structure. Again, I've seen ppl getting
those concepts in less than 1 hour...
And my remark was concerned ONLY with productivity, and NOT comparison
of various syntax.
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