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david nicol
October 16, 2003 20:30
regarding defined_test and exists_test contexts
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On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 07:46, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:

> Extending the defined() and exists() syntax
>   Roy Johnson posted some insteresting ideas about possible extensions to
>   defined() and exists().

I have long thought that the compiler might recognize 


as a special case and use a different truth standard for evaluation
of ... rather than invoking the defined layer, and that would be
a wee bit faster.  Someone would have to code it though, which would
be difficult.  Same goes for exists.

david nicol /
"Once you start thinking more about where you want to be
than about making the best product, you're screwed." --Torvalds

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