Why isn't Rev more popular?
sarah.reichelt at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 18:16:33 EST 2005
Yes, I know the alternatives, it's just that as we were discussing the
limitations of Transcript's Englishness, I thought I would mention one
place where it seems inconsistent.
On 12/4/05, Chipp Walters <chipp at chipp.com> wrote:
> You could use:
> if "fred" is not in myVar then...
> Sarah Reichelt wrote:
> >>...and that, of course, is the problem with Transcript being
> >>"English-like"... you tend to think that it *should* respond to
> >>English commands. In English
> >>hide field "xxx" and
> >>if field "xxx" is hidden
> > The one that always irks me is "contains" and it's opposite.
> > if myVar contains "fred"
> > This is simple and obvious, but there isn't an easy way to reverse it,
> > so you have to use:
> > if myVar contains "fred" is false
> > where I always feel you should be able to use something like:
> > if myVar does not contain "fred"
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