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80% of that line's lifetime is in maintanence mode. Which option -- maintaining 20 lines of C or 1 line of lisp -- would you prefer to maintain?



That depends on whether or not you're able to comprehend the line of lisp as quickly as the 20 lines of C. Conciseness doesn't equal clarity.




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