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- Subject: Re: Mining Code Repositories for Language Design
- From: David Manura <dm.lua@...>
- Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 03:17:15 -0400
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 2:44 AM, steve donovan
> http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/4107#comment .....
> "serve as a valuable resource for language designers: by providing a
> large collection of code written by different programmers and in
> different styles, it allows language designers to see not just how
> features could be used theoretically, but how they are (and are not)
> used in practice."
Such language design decisions based on quantitative data is what I
had in mind when writing .