Dependence on Programming Experts
alex at tweedly.net
Thu Jul 13 16:29:33 EDT 2006
Robert Sneidar wrote:
> Okay, so if we allow
> x = 1
> should we also allow
> x is 1
IMO, 'we' already allow "x is 1" because "is" implies an equality test.
The equivalent "English-like" form of an assignment would be something like
x becomes 1
and I'd really rather we didn't do that :-)
> I don't care, I just love a good controversy. ;-)
That's both the best and the worst aspect of this list :-) :-)
I tried to stay out of this discussion - I really, really did - but
failed in the end.
Alex Tweedly http://www.tweedly.net
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