Is Transcript's English orientation a plus or minus?
revdan at danshafer.com
Wed Feb 11 12:39:30 CST 2004
On Feb 10, 2004, at 5:29 PM, Frank Leahy wrote:
> On Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at 01:14 AM,
> use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:
>>> used it, but I wonder if it would bring others to Revolution.
>> bet: it'll just confuse everyone. (And I love Lingo, BTW)
>> Dan Shafer, Revolutionary
> Hah! Lingo supports = (equal sign) as an assignment operator (plus
> lots of overloading +=, -=, etc.), so I guess "x = 1" can't be all
> that bad :-)
Frank...never said x=1 was bad, just that it was not as good as "put 1
into x" in terms of my mind and readability!
> My bet is that it will lower the barrier against using it for those
> Maybe it won't take as long to get up to speed as I previously thought
> it would."
Well, sure it'll lower the barrier for those who already know JS. I
just don't think that's such a big audience. JS app developers as a set
probably don't have much Venn Diagram overlap with multimedia
> -- Frank
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