johnroth at ameritech.net
Tue Feb 11 13:37:26 CET 2003
"Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy)" <tdelaney at avaya.com> wrote in message
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> From: Mel Wilson [mailto:mwilson at the-wire.com]
> As a COBOL programmer, I want
> if a < 3:
> less_than_3_thing ()
> elif 7:
> less_than_7_thing ()
> elif 92:
> some_other_thing ()
> not_appearing_in_the_above_code ().
I must say, I don't remember that from my two weeks of COBOL programming
on work experience for school back in 1989(?).
> Python does COMPLETELY the WRONG THING with this.
<wink> That's just sick.
Sigh. It's also wrong - whoever wrote the original didn't know COBOL!
While I've forgotten the syntax, it has a fully functional case style
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