On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 03:27:45PM +0000, Cammil Taank wrote:
> I'm not sure if my suggestion for 572 has been considered:
> ``name! expression``
> I'm curious what the pros and cons of this form would be (?).
I can't see any pros for it. In what way is ! associated with assignment
or binding? It might as well be a arbitrary symbol.
(Yes, I know that ultimately *everything* is an arbitrary symbol, but
some of them have very strong associations built on years or decades or
centuries of usage.)
As Peter says, ! is associated with negation, as in !=, and to those of
us with a maths background, name! simply *screams* "FACTORIAL" at the
top of its voice.
> My arguments for were in a previous message but there do not seem to be any
> responses to it.
Care to repeat those arguments?
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