On 11/29/16 5:08 PM, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> On 11/29/2016 03:07 PM, Fabien COELHO wrote:
>> I cannot remember a language with elseif* variants, and I find them
>> quite ugly, so from an aethetical point of view I would prefer to
>> avoid that... On the other hand having an "else if" capability makes
>> sense (eg do something slightly different for various versions of pg),
>> so that would suggest to stick to a simpler "if" without variants, if
>> possible.
> FTR I *strongly* disagree with this. (And if you can't remember a
> language that comes with them then you need to get out more. The Bourne
> shell, where it's spelled "elif", and Ada are two obvious examples.)

Not to mention PL/pgSQL and Perl.


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