7 historical decisions that continue to pain programmers

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7 historical decisions that continue to pain programmers

Alejandro Tejada
http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/143194/ouch-7-historical-decisions-continue-pain-programmers-408245

1) Unix hides dot files
2) JavaScript uses + for string concatenation
3) Microsoft chooses backslash as path delimiter
4) Python uses indentation to denote blocks
5) Tony Hoare invents the null reference
6) JavaScript implements semicolon insertion
7) How to represent dates


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Re: 7 historical decisions that continue to pain programmers

Kay C Lan
I would think Richard would put 'the CSV file' as well and truly NÂș 1.


On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:50 AM, Alejandro Tejada <[hidden email]>wrote:

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> 1) Unix hides dot files
> 2) JavaScript uses + for string concatenation
> 3) Microsoft chooses backslash as path delimiter
> 4) Python uses indentation to denote blocks
> 5) Tony Hoare invents the null reference
> 6) JavaScript implements semicolon insertion
> 7) How to represent dates
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