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I think Lisp’s “the source is the documentation” (with comments and doc strings) is a huge boon. I usually figure out how something works faster and more accurately than, say Ctrl+F’ing some Python Sphinx documentation.



>I think Lisp’s “the source is the documentation” (with comments and doc strings) is a huge boon.

True.

At first i thought "Damn, there is little documentation on those Lisp libraries", but as the months passed, I understood that often code was very readable, and the fact that documentation strings are integral to the language is also a good thing.




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