On May 23, 2012, at 11:49 AM, shiplu wrote:
> On May 21, 2012, at 8:32 PM, tamouse mailing lists wrote:
> When number of lines becomes the criteria of function size? Wouldn't it 
> depends on the task the function is doing? 

You missed the point.

Of course, the difficulty of the task of a specific function will directly 
contribute to the number of lines of code for that function, but that's not 
what I was talking about.

What I was talking about was that what we can grasp in one view, we can 
understand better. If the code lies outside of our view, then we understand it 
less. I can support this claim with numerous articles/books/studies of human 
visual limits vs short-term memory. I am only bringing this forward for us to 
consider in our writing code. If we know why we do things, then we can better 
understand what we do.




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