ternary operator

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Sat Feb 8 22:33:14 CET 2003

danb_83 at yahoo.com (Dan Bishop) writes:

> Andrew Koenig <ark at research.att.com> wrote in message news:<yu99smuyaiyd.fsf at europa.research.att.com>...
> > Dennis>         Similar for 
> > 
> > Dennis>                 or
> > Dennis> vs
> > Dennis>                 or else
> > 
> > Indeed -- this is the best evidence that Ada is the result of a military
> > project.  In what other language is "or else" an operator?
> But if you meant whether there's an "or else" in a language that
> people actually program in, I don't know of any.

Since people actually program in Ada, that's one. Eiffel also uses "or
else" for short-circuit booleans.

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