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- Subject: Re: stack-oriented programming idioms Yoda not from ?
- From: David Kastrup <dak@...>
- Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 13:37:03 +0100
Tony Finch <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2011, David Kastrup wrote:
>> Tony Finch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > On Mon, 24 Jan 2011, Patrick Mc(avery wrote:
>> >> There are languages such as Forth, Factor and Joy to borrow
>> >> idioms from. Do
>> >> you think these idioms might be useful to learn when using the C API?
>> > I'm dubious because Lua's stack allows random access whereas forth-alikes
>> > do not.
>> What would you call PICK and ROLL then?
> Random access in Lua means that you mostly don't need those operators.
In sexist circles this argument would be classified as female logic.
Given the location and circumstances, I am reduced to calling it