PHP - bodge - scale (was Re: [rescue] decisions, decisions)

Barry Keeney barryk at
Tue May 3 10:38:33 CDT 2005

On Tue, 3 May 2005, Peter Corlett wrote:

> Shirker <shirker at> wrote:
> [...]
> > See for a pretty good example
> > which *is* real, and will run.
> So you can write deliberately obfuscated code if you want to. Show me
> a language that you can't do this with, and I'll show you a language
> that is completely useless for any sort of real work.

  Cobal   :^)

  It's not obfuscated, just wordy :^)

  17 lines of code to say "hello".... it's readable....

  And you can claim it isn't used for real work, if you
get a paycheck or a tax refund. :^)

Barry Keeney
Chaos Consulting
email barryk at

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