Re: [dev] I don't want to live on this planet anymore

From: Sébastien Lacombe <>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2012 22:48:02 -0500

In other words,

It's a big difference between the number of lines for a software and the
understanding of the fonction and the operations, and I think it's the

The Suckless meaning, in this perspective, to be easily accessible
to the understanding of anybody, like the principle of unix.

Sébastien Lacombe

On 2012-11-06, ŕ 20:43:56 -0500, Luis Anaya wrote :
> Back in the '90s many companies bragged about the "thousands and
> thousands of lines of code in X or Y program".
> You seldom see those nowadays being that announcing the lines of codes is
> equivalent of announcing how much bloat there is in their code.
> Honestly, a good program does not have to be "large", but complete (or meet
> requirements) and be useful.
> One thing is for sure, I bet that in his youth, this professor never
> participated in the "one line program in BASIC" competition that were
> common the days of yore. :)
> --
> Luis Anaya
> papo anaya aroba hot mail punto com
> "Do not use 100 words if you can say it in 10" - Yamamoto Tsunetomo
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