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Duncan Cross wrote:
Now, some people think it's worth slacking off a bit on this
philosophy, but this suggestion is a complete reversal: it encourages
code where, not only do you have to be familiar with the language to
make sense of what a chunk of arbitrary Lua code is doing, but you
have to be familiar with the author's personal set of favourite custom

I'll stop you right there and tell a joke:

Q: How many Forth programmers does it take to screw in a lightbulb
A: Just one, but it has to be the person that installed the lightbulb

Don't even get me started on overloading things like "<<" and ">>"