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RE: 99 bottles
--- Anton van Straaten <email@example.com> wrote:
> Who needs all those extra "features" and "syntax"??? Well, I
> suppose Larry, Guido, and Matz have to keep themselves busy
In 1982 (a mere twenty years ago) Alan Perlis wrote:
"Beware the Turing Tar-Pit, where everything is possible but nothing of
interest is easy."
I suspect that we may not need the extra features for our languages to
be Turing-Complete, but we need the extra features to be Perlis-Easy.
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