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- Subject: typo checks considered mandatory (was Re: Is "scripting" truly Lua's future?)
- From: Chip Salzenberg <chip@...>
- Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 11:43:02 -0700
On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 07:56:29PM +0300, Veli-Pekka T?til? wrote:
> Another thing I find helpful is that Perl's strictness is compile-time so
> my variable typos.
This, this, a hundred times this.
Humans make mistakes; pretending otherwise is just ignoring reality. I
don't want a computer to second- guess my design decisions; but when it
comes to spelling, I *need* help.
I invented a strict.lua but it only works at runtime, not compile time.
That's not really good enough.
Chip Salzenberg <email@example.com>