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[REBOL] context of a function Re:(8)

From: bhandley:zip:au at: 25-Aug-2000 11:35

As far as I know, it is only humans that can give the word simple a meaning. ;) So it is humans that interpret something as simple. "When you set out to write rules for a game you will be suprised to find that a rule which seems perfectly clear to you can easily be misunderstood even by very intelligent players. The reason is that players are very rarely starting from scratch. There are other games they play and other habits they have. They may therefore interpret your rules on another basis." ["Simplicity", Edward de Bono, Penguin Books] Obviously the antidote for this malaise is clearer (less ambiguous) communication. Edward de Bono also points out that simplicity does not just happen. There is an effort seeking it. If someone has found a simple design everyone benefits when that design is communicated clearly. Brett.