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- Subject: Re: [ANN] LuaDoc 3.0 Released
- From: David Kastrup <dak@...>
- Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 09:57:58 +0200
"Frans Slothouber" <email@example.com> writes:
> The only tool that allows you to put both the big picture and detail
> information in the source code are literate programming tools, such
> as cweb or nuweb. But these work in such a different way that they
> do not integrate well with debuggers and editors, or IDEs.
Donald Knuth _championed_ Literate Programming, and yet there is a
TeXbook and a METAFONTbook to go with "TeX, The Program" and
"METAFONT, The Program", and the latter two are not really useful
without having worked with the former two.
Indeed, for most people it is the latter which are dispensable.