on 8/7/01 9:40 AM, Renze Munnik at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> a couple things.
>> although i agree with the general notion of using braces, return is not a
>> function (the manual calls it a statement), and atleast from what i can find
>> in the manual it doesn't take braces.
>> also from that page - "You can't return multiple values from a function, but
>> similar results can be obtained by returning a list."
>> i'm not really sure what the difference is between function, statement and
>> language construct (which is what echo is). syntactically, i know that
>> functions require parentheses.
>> with echo, the manual says you _cannot_ use parantheses if you are echoing
>> more than one thing.
>> -- mike cullerton
> You're right, return is a statement.
> I never said, though, to use braces with echo. Actualy I didn't say
> anything about echo. I never use echo, for some weird reason I just
> don't like it. I prefer print. So... I don't realy care how echo
> should be used.
i don't use echo either. i use printf. i was just trying to pass along some
things i learned reading the manual that were related to the topic.
> But you'll have to admit, using braces makes things a lot easier.
i already did.
> realy ugly constructions in which things _can_ go wrong (no syntax
> required to end each line with a semicolon like in PHP. This can
> cause weird flows if you also don't use braces.
cool, i came in late in the thread. i _do_ use braces. i like braces. braces
are my friends.
> And ehhhh, who said anything about returning multiple values?
again, just something learned from the manual.
> To be honest... I don't understand what you try to achieve with your
> post.... Please let me know...
i was only trying to pass on info about differences between function calls,
statements and constructs, and hopefully helping someone out in the process.
isn't that what we do here?
-- mike cullerton
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