[Haskell-cafe] Great language shootout: reloaded

Sebastian Sylvan sylvan at student.chalmers.se
Sat Nov 11 07:08:41 EST 2006

On 11/11/06, Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Sebastian,
> Saturday, November 11, 2006, 3:51:09 AM, you wrote:
> > Meassuring lines of code is certainly not perfect, but IMO it's a lot
> > more useful as a metric then gzipped bytes.
> why they don't use word count??

I don't know. I suppose it's quite difficult to define a useful
meaning of "word".

I mean:

Would count as one word, I suppose, though the number of tokens is far greater.

Though I do think a word count as well, would hold more intuitive
meaning than gzipped bytes.


Sebastian Sylvan
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