On Wed, 1 Nov 1995, Sammy wrote: > > From my experience with big code in foreign languages, it seems to be > less confusing if you have no knowledge of C when you start workin on a > mud. Uh, no. You see those of us who actually know how to do programing like to optimise our code - to minimize lag and crashes. For those of us who know how to program getting something to work is not the only goal... > Those of you who, like me, don't know the difference between a > preparser and a profiler should pity poor Mark, who knows too much about > programming for his own good. I can now see that my ignorance is bliss. > Though I've never seen a yacc (except in magazines) and don't know who > lex is, I do know how to get my code to compile and work right after no > more than 10-15 tries (using my favorite spell-checker and > syntax-checker, gcc). With people like this coding muds, is it any wonder that so many of them have crashes as often as they do? > > and keep in mind that some of us think programming manuals are evil. > and a great attitude to go with your mastery of the subject.
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