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Re: Quote by Knuth

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Quote by Knuth
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 00:58:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean Louis wrote:

> For majority of Emacs packages that is really not necessary
> as there are documentation strings or docstrings.

For it to be literate programming you would stop programming
in the conventional sense, instead you would write in what is
much closer to a natural language, all that you'd write would
look like for example English but is actually _macro code_
which describes the problem to be solved, then that is
compiled into _actual_ source code that, in turn, solves
the problem.

So in the Emacs world, literate programming would not be
docstrings but macros...

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