That's the way the language designers did it, and there's LOTS of PRODUCTION code out
there that uses it.
See also the precedence of PERL.
--On Tuesday, November 12, 2002 16:40:46 -0500 "Jonathan Rosenberg (Tabby's Place)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
In an earlier message, Marco Tabini [mailto:marcot@;inicode.com] saidf ...If I can venture a comment, what you think "clutters" the code others may find a quick and easy way to identify a variable in it.I guess this could be true. But I don't understand why someone would need an "easy" way to identify variables? Why not an easy way to identify function names? Or constants? In any case, I don't recall anyone complaining that they had trouble "identifying variables" in C, C++, Modula, Pascal, Java, etc.Marco-- JR -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php
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