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- Subject: Re: stack-oriented programming idioms Yoda not from ?
- From: David Kastrup <dak@...>
- Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 23:54:22 +0100
Tony Finch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2011, David Kastrup wrote:
>> In sexist circles this argument would be classified as female logic.
> That kind of comment is unacceptable. Please don't post to the list if
> you can't make your point without causing offense.
That restriction would be a proper subset of "if you can't make your
point". Which gets us back to that argument of yours:
>> > 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.