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Re: Who's the target? Was: Inline `ifdef style` debugging

From: Roger
Subject: Re: Who's the target? Was: Inline `ifdef style` debugging
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 17:12:08 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

> On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 03:07:15PM -0400, Steven W. Orr wrote:
>I didn't mean to go on a rant, but this list here should not be another place 
>that discourages people from learning more of the language elements that allow 
>us to do better work. Obscure features are in the mind of the uneducated. Doc 
>your code well, but don't engage in elbow kissing in the misdirected intent to 
>make the code simpler.

This is easily a place where everybody is right.  It's a question based on, how
much knowledge you have, personal preference, etc.

This is why I flagged your email for later research.  Thought that it perfectly
solved the problem, however, could be difficult if an intermediate user saw it. 
Matter of fact, I even printed the code out for later reading!

It's just how I code (work).  When I perform something, I want somebody else to
easily pickup fix/repair.  Look at it from this perspective, it would be like
writing a Bible in Old English ... very effectively written to display emotion
unlike our English language usage today.  However, translating text to a more
easily read state loses some or most meaning.

As for this feature with "ifdef C style statements", maybe it's something that
can be improved upon later within Bash code?


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