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examples of "orthogonality" questionable #541
@gvwilson A quibble - I don't believe that the examples of
Explaining this technical background is probably too distracting / difficult for this lesson, and without more explanation the "interpreted the same way by every program" phrase can indeed leave novices with a misconception that consistent interpretation is achieved by code duplication.
A solution might be to keep focus on the user level at this point, and replace "hey are interpreted the same way by every program" with "you can use these elements with all programs".