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Re: good pictures vs. good stories (was: Re: CPS in Parrot)

At 8:32 PM -0400 8/6/03, Vadim Nasardinov wrote:
>Geoffrey Knauth wrote:
>>  We need good pictures that show how continuations work, and good
>>  stories.
>There are two schools of thought on this subject.  One favors pictures
>(geometric thinking), the other symbolic reasoning (algebraic thinking).

It might be more accurate to say that there are at least two 
different ways people think about the subject.  While most 
programmers tend to think symbollically, it's by no means a universal 

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