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At 02:32 PM 5/12/2002 -0700, Tim Bray wrote:
>Michael Kay wrote:
>>On that score, I think you will find that a great deal of effort has been
>>expended, and will continue to be expended, on reducing the complexity.
>>Unfortunately, finding the right simplifications is not always easy,
>>especially in a large committee. People (me included) are always less likely
>>to fight against the addition of a feature they consider unnecessary than
>>against the removal of one they really like, so it's always hard to make the
>>language smaller.
>Yeah, but it's worth the effort.  If you don't put in the effort to throw 
>things out, you will bitterly regret this later and ask yourself how you 
>could have been so stupid.  I speak from bitter experience. -Tim

I agree.



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