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Re: [Haskell-cafe] Language simplicity

Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Language simplicity
From: "Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH"
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 21:00:33 -0500
On Jan 12, 2010, at 17:38 , Michael Hartl wrote:
Also, the number varies depending on whether you consider "reversed
words" or "keywords", and I suspect the situation is subtly different
"reversed words"? There are some in sh for example, namely 'fi' and
'esac', but other than that they are not that common... ;-)

Algol used them; the Bourne shell picked them up from Algol 60. </ pointless-geekery>
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