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RE: another take on hackers and painters
I suppose that you wouldn't like Icon's ~===:= operator either....
(It's augmented assignment for value inequality. I've never
seen the beast in the wild and cannot imagine its use, but it's
there for completeness.)
From: Paul Steckler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 2:07 PM
To: Todd Proebsting; 'Guy Steele - Sun Microsystems Labs';
Subject: RE: another take on hackers and painters
> (And, the ||| operator is for list append. All three are
I suppose the ambiguity with || isn't as bad as the C/C++
= vs. == problem. That is, unless invididual values are considered
singleton lists. Does
"4" ||| "5"
yield a list?
In any case, for some reason, ||| makes my eyes hurt.