Re: [dev] Convert Suckless Projects Documentation to a More Simple Language

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 17:31:09 -0400

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 04:06:50PM -0500, Matthew Bauer wrote:
>I suggest converting suckless project documentation to a more simple
>language, such as Esperanto.
>English does not follow the Unix philosophy or the KISS principles.
>The English language is old, bloated, and outdated. Much of the grammar is
>more complicated than it needs to be.
>A constructed language such as Esperanto is designed to be easily understood
>and simple. Even though they might not be perfect they are an improvement
>over English.

Esperanto suffers from being a spoken language, and designed for
the laity, no less. I suggest we simply write in the language of
mathematics. Or lisp.

Kris Maglione
A program is portable to the extent that it can be easily moved to a
new computing environment with much less effort than would be required
to write it afresh.
	--W. Stan Brown
Received on Wed Jun 16 2010 - 21:31:09 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Wed Jun 16 2010 - 21:36:02 UTC