Andy's comments and positioning...
rcozens at pon.net
Mon Feb 9 08:02:30 CST 2004
>x = y + z (instead of put y + z into x)
>x += 1 (instead of add 1 to x)
>x.myProperty = foo (instead of set myProperty of x to foo)
>Not supporting these standard statements make the language look a
If memory serves, none of these "standard" statements would pass a
FORTRAN, COBOL, PL/1, Pascal, or Modula compiler or a BASIC
Must C syntax prevail for a language to be non-"beginner-ish"?
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