<div dir="ltr"><div><span style="font-size:14px">> Hey!  I did not propose "?". Read the explanation in parenthesis.</span><br></div><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;float:none;display:inline">> My whole idea that any option could be viable, as long as</span><br style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;float:none;display:inline">> it does not propose reversed order notation.</span><div><br></div><div>

<span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;float:none;display:inline">Dear Mikhail, </span><span style="font-size:14px">so sorry about </span><span style="font-size:14px">my misunderstanding, I should read the post with fewer presuppositions...  </span><span style="font-size:14px"> </span></div><div><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;float:none;display:inline"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;float:none;display:inline">Back to the topic, </span></span><span style="font-size:14px">this thread seems to be closed now, and in my opinion `:=` could be 

<span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-caps:normal;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;background-color:rgb(255,255,255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;float:none;display:inline">synthetically the </span>best.</span></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><div class="gmail_extra"><div class="gmail_quote">2018-04-17 15:11 GMT+08:00 Mikhail V <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:mikhailwas@gmail.com" target="_blank">mikhailwas@gmail.com</a>></span>:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;border-left:1px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left:1ex"><span class="gmail-">On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 6:09 AM, Thautwarm Zhao <<a href="mailto:yaoxiansamma@gmail.com">yaoxiansamma@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<br>
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><br>
>  > 3) "target ? expr" (where ? is some other word/character -  IIRC<br>
>  >  "target from expr" was proposed once)<br>
><br>
> A more popular convention is to mark `?` as handling boolean variables, so<br>
> `target ? expr` could mean `expr if target else target`. Other proposal for<br>
> null/boolean checking might need `?`, let's preserve `?` character for<br>
> further development.<br>
<br>
</span>Hey!  I did not propose "?". Read the explanation in parenthesis.<br>
My whole idea that any option could be viable, as long as<br>
it does not propose reversed order notation.<br>
<br>
But anyway ":=" is better than any keyword imo.<br>
<span class="gmail-HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><br>
<br>
Mikhail<br>
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