print format

Harald Kirsch kirschh at lionbioscience.com
Fri Sep 29 12:25:25 CEST 2000


Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at no.spam> writes:

> Every time somebody says something about 'print' it makes me wrinkle
> my nose.  It seems like too much of a weird special case.  After all,
> supposeldy the reason we need it is because a builtin function would
> be too much typing for newbies...  "assert" is similiarly unsettling.
> 
> What I don't understand is why we can't just change the parser around
> to magic
> 
> a b c
> 
> into
> a(b,c)

Mutating slowly into Tcl syntax? Not too bad an idea.-)

  Harald Kirsch

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