[plt-scheme] Re: No More Boring Code

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Tue Apr 7 23:46:12 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 12:36:01PM +0900, Benjamin L.Russell wrote:
> I'm not an artist, and therefore I can only make suggestions, but how
> about an idea similar to the following:
> Since code tends to be boring if it both does not require any
> imagination, but is too difficult to be purely mechanical, divide the
> T-shirt image into two halves:  a top half symbolizing boring code,
> and a bottom half symbolizing abstraction tools to obviate the need
> for Boring Code.
> Find an example of code that is very boring when written in Java, but
> can be abstracted into something very concise and interesting in PLT
> Scheme.
> For the top half of the background, put the boring Java code, and
> color that code in a light gray color to allow superimposing.  Put the
> red circle with the line through it over that top half.
> For the bottom half, put the interesting PLT Scheme abstraction, and
> similarly color that code in the light gray color to allow
> superimposing.

Isn't a green circle the symbol for something being allowed?

Why not use that?

-- hendrik

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