[Semi OT] The programming language wars
Atila Neves via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sun Mar 22 02:30:36 PDT 2015
On Friday, 20 March 2015 at 22:55:24 UTC, Laeeth Isharc wrote:
> On Friday, 20 March 2015 at 07:37:04 UTC, Paulo Pinto wrote:
>> Language features should be tested with real users using
>> scientific validation processes, instead of being blindly
>> added to a language.
> There is nothing intrinsically more scientific about basing a
> decision on a study rather than experience and judgement
> (including aesthetic judgement), which is not to say that more
> data cannot be useful,
Of course there is. Experience and judgement aren't measurable.
You don't have science without numbers.
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