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- Subject: Re: Moonscript as a useful notation for Lua users
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:04:21 -0700
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Jon Akhtar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 11:17 AM, steve donovan <email@example.com>
>> The question is: is it annoying to _type_ or to _read_? We've gone around
>> that bush several times. In the extreme case of an ideologically crippled
>> language like Java requiring loads of boilerplate to do a simple callback, I
>> think reading suffers. Not sure about Lua, however.
> it depends on where the declaration is syntactically, and how many lines the
> body includes.
> The tradeoff to readability works with certain styles more than others.
> Ever tried Groovy? No one seems to like it. Despite its many features.
Oh, people used to like Groovy. It just sort of got eclipsed (pun
totally intended) by Scala.