[wp-hackers] Easytags template system
elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Wed May 10 12:52:23 GMT 2006
> You wouldn't have to learn two syntaxes, though. If you preferred to
> write in pure PHP then you could, but if you preferred the simpler
> syntax then you could choose that. As far as I can see, it's win-win.
A common misconception. Anyone doing serious work with WordPress would
have to learn both because they'd have to be able to read both dialects,
even if they only chose to write in one or the other.
The importance of readability in code is vastly underestimated. A
multitude of ways to say the same thing makes writing code marginally
easier at the expense of a more than linear increase in the difficulty
of reading code.
Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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