The Semi-Colon Wars

Brian Hayes’ latest article for American Scientist, “The Semi-Colon Wars”, is a readable little survey of pointless holy wars in computing: semi-colons vs. parentheses, big-endian vs. little-endian, and more besides. It’s fun, and his programming language genealogy chart is very pretty.

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