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Postby call_copse » Wed Feb 05, 2014 8:27 am

One I've only heard of recently. Traditionally this refers to a collection of literary passages, used perhaps as an aid in learning a subject. Of Greek derivation, from khrestos, useful, and mathein, to know

For the modern developer this is a rewriting of code with the same purpose in a number of different languages, used to demonstrate syntactical differences - the Rosetta code site demonstrates this principle. I understand this is perhaps a little niche, however some may find the idea and examples as fascinating as I do?

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Re: Chrestomathy

Postby Slava » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:22 am

I'm not into programming, but this is the word in Russian for an anthology.
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