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Old 13 February 2015, 01:25   #56
Nekoniaow
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Originally Posted by Lonewolf10 View Post
"kitten written assembly"???!!!

What do animals have to do with programming?
I have a tendency to visualize coders as kittens, this seems to reduce the amount of murderous thoughts which pop to my mind when I read these creatures's code, at least at work.

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For what it's worth, when I write code in ASM now the first thing I do is write pseudo-notes before I start coding the main loop, or even some of the subroutines. For example:
[...]
The /'s were originally -'s, but as each part is completed I change them to /'s. It makes it easy to see at a glance what still needs to be done
I like it. I tend to do something similar whenever I'm writing a large system but the more I code the more I want that general skeleton to be the actual program. Which is why I like Haskell because it's very close to allowing writing a pure declaration of intent and having it compile.

And apologies to the original poster. It looks like every thread I participate in ends up being wildly off-topic-ed.

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