emails from the hackers’ conference

through michael shiloh

fall 2020

tim rowledge

i’ve written code to prove a point in an argument

also, difference between what the code does, and what the code is meant to do

I would contend there is a deep connection between good code and good poetry

mike cowlishaw

he says that anyone can write beautiful code in rexx

a lot of other languages are ugly because they focus on technical implementations of parsers and lexers

he says that comments at the beginning of the code are useful to set the tone for what to expect: “terministic screen” burke