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Re: CVS and Jar files: Should you import Jar into the Repository? Why or

From: Lee Sau Dan
Subject: Re: CVS and Jar files: Should you import Jar into the Repository? Why or why not
Date: 07 Mar 2002 14:25:18 +0100
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>>>>> "Greg" == Greg A Woods <address@hidden> writes:

    >> Not necessarily.  I don't know your background, but the Unix
    >> mentality is to have a bunch of tools that do one thing
    >> extremely well and are easily integrated into one another.

    Greg> Another way of saying this is that M$-Windows programmers
    Greg> tend to speak in individual words which they hope each
    Greg> convey a great deal of meaning.

And  this  is  because  their  grammar is  very  simple  and  limited.
Basically, this grammar only allows sentences of a length of one word.
They are thus reluctant to  learn to speak longer sentences, which are
foreign to them.

    Greg> Unix programmers on the other hand speak in sentences, and
    Greg> each sentence is made up of small and usually simple words
    Greg> which are flexible and which may have a different meaning
    Greg> depeneding on their context.  The result is that Unix
    Greg> programmers can say one heck of a lot more using a much
    Greg> smaller, and thus much easier to use, set of words.

And of course,  this is supported by a  highly expressive and flexible

Lee Sau Dan                     李守敦(Big5)                    address@hidden(HZ) 

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