Friday, April 1

Macros Considered Harmful


I posted a comment on Jeremy's blog just now that I feel like I should have posted here. In a nutshell, Jeremy thinks macros are good and I agree with him, as far as he goes -- but I also think that, as a software engineering practice, it's a mistake to take advantage of them in non-throwaway code. And all code that you don't delete immediately after you run it is non-throwaway.

1 comment:

JeremyHussell said...

Nah, you did the right thing. We might as well keep all the discussion together on one page, even if it does reach essay length. So my rebuttal is there.