Beautiful Transcript, er, Rev, ugly JavaScript?

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto revolution at
Thu Jul 5 00:02:31 EDT 2007

At 11:10 PM -0700 6/26/2007, Judy Perry wrote:
>I can't recall if it was Kevin or Lynn who suggested that I compare some
>beautifully simplistic Rev code with some really hairy, ugly-looking code
>doing the same thing in, say, JavaScript, Java, etc., but, as I told
>whichever one it was, that would necessitate *my* knowing those languages.

I once mocked up an ad for Rev comparing a one-liner (making an 
alias, I think) with code for doing it in RB, Java, and C. (Tuviah 
wrote the code.) The punch line was that the code in one or two of 
the other languages wouldn't fit on the page.
jeanne a. e. devoto ~ revolution at

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