Raoul,

along the lines of a thought i've had of late "why is there so much
*code*!?", i wonder if anybody has tired to study programs and
categorize the source code into purposes, so we could get a feel for


This is a very fundamental question.

Jorma Sajaniemi came up with one of the few ideas addressing
this issue, roles of variables:
http://www.cs.joensuu.fi/~saja/var_roles/

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