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- Subject: Re: Short function definition syntax; thoughts on Lua
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:24:27 +0900
Thomas Lauer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have always been of the opinion that to save typing a few more
> characters is not a priority in language design. A good editor goes a
> long way.
It has more to do with making code easy to _read_ than easy to type.
That _is_ a priority in language design.
[Whether it accomplishes that goal is the area of contention, of
course -- David does not think so (in fact he thinks it does the
opposite), whereas other people think it does. YMMV.]
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