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Comment: Re:syntax (Score 1) 132

by FreqShow (#47389877) Attached to: Damian Conway On Perl 6 and the Philosophy of Programming

If it's difficult for human beings to use them, that is 100% a weakness of the programming language.

In "human beings", you're lumping everyone together. What do these things have in common?

  1. Perl
  2. Vim
  3. a violin
  4. mathematical notation

None of them are easy for a rookie to use. They're all very easy to use by people who've learned them thoroughly.

All the simple programs have been written.

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