[personal profile] omnifarious

It's common programmer tech speak to talk about 'walking' data structures, meaning following all the pointers around to put all the data back together again. I think that 'brachiation' is a more apt metaphor, and fits well with the concept of 'code monkey'.

Date: 2010-03-30 08:56 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] foxfirefey
It would also lead to really adorable illustrations in CS textbooks.

Date: 2010-03-30 11:22 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] foxfirefey
I am picturing clever illustrations involving tree-like representations of data structures and adorable lemurs.

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