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From:
Austin Hastings
Date:
March 21, 2005 12:56
Subject:
Re: nothing
Message ID:
423F34D4.4020906@Yahoo.com
Juerd wrote:

>Rod Adams skribis 2005-03-21 14:25 (-0600):
>  
>
>>  if $expr {
>>    nothing;
>>  }
>>is harder to get confused over, IMO
>>    
>>
>
>Except writing something when you mean nothing is kind of weird. It
>makes sense in rules because it doesn't usually make sense to match
>nothingness, but for blocks, I'd hate to see { } be invalid or meaning
>anything other than the proposed nothing.
>
>
>Juerd
>  
>
I'd like to see nothing as just an alias for {}.

  if $expr
  {
    do nothing;
  }

Possibly the most clear piece of P6 code ever.

=Austin


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