Call to all you one-liners !

Jim Ault jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 28 01:10:48 CDT 2010


The 'color' function  is most definitely a grey area...

   or maybe it is a gray area.


On Jun 27, 2010, at 9:59 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> Ken Ray wrote:
>>> Depends on your objective. If the aim of the "isAColor" function  
>>> is to
>>> determine whether the passed parameter can be used as a parameter in
>>> setting one of the color properties, then I think the function
>>> performs as designed.
>> My issue isn't with *your* "isAColor" function - it's with the  
>> built-in "is
>> a color" function (or is it statement?)... I meant that this:
>>  put "1000,1000,1000" is a color
>> should return "false" instead of "true".
>
> I agree. If "is a date" doesn't wrap, colors shouldn't either. This  
> returns false:
>
>  put "13/133/09" is a date
>
> So for consistency, and to avoid confusion, "1000,1000,1000"  
> shouldn't be a color. I think that's what most people would expect.
>
> Now, dates can also be single integers (they're considered seconds)  
> so single color integers could also be considered...um...whatever  
> they're considered.
>
> -- 

Jim Ault
Las Vegas






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