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Re: Quote by Knuth

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Quote by Knuth
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 00:31:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean Louis wrote:

>>> There are no millions of programmers using "literate
>>> programming"...
>> Disregarding students and academics almost nobody.
> Documentation strings in Emacs Lisp and commentary are
> literate programming. Though we do not have some nice
> formatter which will convert each function into nicely
> printed PDF with sections and similar. I don't think it is
> hard to make it in Emacs Lisp.

But then all programming and programs that have string with
the purpose for humans to read are literate. I'm still looking
for an exact definition...

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