Another stab at a "switch/case" construct (new proposal):

Dale Strickland-Clark dale at
Sat Mar 30 15:09:27 CET 2002

"Chris Gonnerman" <chris.gonnerman at> wrote:

>Bingo.  Like I said before, "clearer code" is not good enough.  The
>advantage must be *overwhelming*, not just good.

Clearer code is one of the issues.

The other important issues are:

Speed of writing;
Ease of maintenance (clearer code);
Speed of Execution;
Doesn't break old code & libraries;
Feasability (compiler constraints);

Dale Strickland-Clark
Riverhall Systems Ltd

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