> Perhaps if we called programming "an art not a science" we'd get
> more females in?
> That was sarcasm & a description of the way I program.
E. W. Dijkstra, in "Notes on Structured Programming" in 1972 says (of his
students): "I have heard that they described my programs as "logical poems",
so I have the best of hopes".
Even if there is no time nowadays for the striving towards elegance and
efficiency which would cause programming to be correctly described as an
art, there was once.
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