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- Subject: Re: OT: Wrote a Lua-extensible OSX window manager
- From: Steven Degutis <sbdegutis@...>
- Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:02:19 -0500
On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 9:32 PM, Paul Merrell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 6:25 PM, Steven Degutis <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Thanks, I'm glad you like the animated screenshots and REPL feature.
>> Maybe I'm misunderstanding but it seems like there's no substantial
>> difference in that paragraph and it's just a subjective change?
> Try comparing this clause from the readme:
> "Nothing should be put into it except what's *impossible* or
> *impractical* to do in pure Lua"
> ... with a slight rewrite that removes the "im" from "impossible" and
> "Nothing should be put into it except what's *possible* or *practical*
> to do in pure Lua"
> As written in the readme, the clause insists that only the impossible
> or impractical to do in Lua should be included in Hydra. If so, why
> include Lua in Hydra?
> Optimally, writers should never do their own proofreading, unless
> they're writing code. The debugging algorithms for human written
> languages aren't ready for prime-time yet. :-)
> Best regards,
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