Perl's lack of 'in' keyword
jonathan.stowe at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 14:02:58 BST 2008
2008/10/10 Rafael Garcia-Suarez <rgarciasuarez at gmail.com>:
> 2008/10/10 Paul Makepeace <paulm at paulm.com>:
>> Back to programming languages(!)
>> Just as a different perspective, here is Python growing a ternary operator,
>> i.e. how to get the same behavior as the C-like C ? A : B. There was
>> considerable debate about this, with Guido eventually Making a Decision.
>> What's interesting is that python gets ?: without any additional keywords,
>> or... punctuation: http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0308/
>> There's no moral judgment here, just thought it was an interesting aside
>> from lies & nazism.
> But isn't aesthetics the ultimate moral judgment for the centuries to come ?
> And honestly, putting the condition in the middle just makes me want
> to poke my eyes out with a snail fork.
Just remember to stick that on YouTube when you do it :-) For an
encore I'd recommend disembowelment with a melon scoop.
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