Manuel Simoni's blog about programming (languages).
People get annoyed when they must write two lines of code instead of one, but I don't. It's called programming. – Rob Pike
Also, http://xkcd.com/568/Anyway, two lines is fine. Two lines that I've written a thousand times before is annoying.
@Ryan - that would be 2*1024 lines.Also, taking a wild guess here, but I'm guessing the other person talking to Pike at the time was _also_ talking about thousands of lines.
I do get the sentiment, I think.I've never been much of believer in lines-of-code as a measure, though. It really depends on what sort of code they're lines of. Given the choice of one line of APL versus two lines of COBOL... well, maybe that's not a realistic choice. There isn't much you can do with two lines of COBOL.
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