I would stay clear of the ternary operator in nested coditions, for obvious reasons. If it can fit in a single line and is essentially clear in its message I dont see why not to use it.
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Gary <php-gene...@garydjones.name> wrote: > Russell Dias wrote: > >> preg_match("/false/i", $string) ? false : true; > > ,---- > | $foo = (strcmp('true', $string) == 0); > `---- > works as well :) I don't like those kinds of things for this purpose > because it takes longer for people new to the code to read and > understand it than, say > ,---- > | (boolean) $string; > `---- > (which in my case does a pretty meaningless conversion) > > No, I was just wondering whether I had missed some construct in the > language that might the conversion for me, and be obvious to > PHP-heads. No problem that there doesn't seem to be. > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php