Getting double semi as sequencer harvested.
tim at rowledge.org
Tue Sep 4 15:11:28 UTC 2007
On 4-Sep-07, at 6:20 AM, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Göran" == Göran Krampe <goran at krampe.se> writes:
> Göran> BUT... pipe? Come on - IMHO this is not even solving a
> *real* problem -
> Göran> just giving us some syntactic sugar - and I generally
> dislike sugar in
> Göran> languages. I think it will just create more problems than it
> will ever
> Göran> "solve". I mean, what problem is it actually "solving"?
> Removing some
> Göran> parenthesis? Is it really worth throwing away compatibility
> for that?
> Hear Hear. My point as well.
I'm of a similar opinion.
They're not pipes. It's a pointless bit of syntactic flummery (and
not even saving any keystrokes!) that accesses no new semantics and
actually looks *worse* than the thing it is supposed to improve. It
is nothing whatsoever to do with functional programming. Daft.
tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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