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14.2. Ramsey (Other Opinions about Literate Programming)




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This article is from the Literate Programming FAQ, by David B. Thompson thompson@shelob.ce.ttu.edu with numerous contributions by others.

14.2. Ramsey (Other Opinions about Literate Programming)

Another author (Norman Ramsey) wrote me and asked that his opinions be
included in the FAQ. What follows are Norman's comments verbatim.

I see it's time for the ``how is literate programming different from
verbose commenting'' question. Perhaps David Thompson will get this
into the FAQ. Alert! What follows are my opinions. In no way do I
claim to speak for the (fractious) literate-programming community.

How is literate programming different from verbose commenting?

There are three distinguishing characteristics. In order of
importance, they are:

 

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