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[_] Is programming art?

Christian Wach needle at haystack.co.uk
Wed Jul 6 13:48:44 BST 2005

On 6 Jul 2005, at 13:31, Pete Jordan wrote:


> Matt Hamilton wrote:
>
>> Is Programming Art?
>
> I'm with Oliver: programming is a craft.

As much as I enjoy the rough-and-tumble of the debate (BTW,
hats off to all of you - interesting arguments all round) I'd
classify all such statements as *meaningless*.

Though I find it difficult to put into practice, I think that
greater usage or understanding of E-Prime would solve almost
all these arguments before they start:

http://www.nobeliefs.com/eprime.htm