Why can't I xor strings?
grante at visi.com
Sun Oct 10 23:49:35 CEST 2004
On 2004-10-10, Jeremy Bowers <jerf at jerf.org> wrote:
> But I do think that a bitwise operator should silently
> transform to a logical operator for strings is not obvious.
> What is 388488839405842L ^ "hello"?
No, I wouldn't want that either. What I was talking about was
the possibility of an "xor" logical operator that would behave
in a manner similar to the other logical operators in that it
coerces it's parameters to boolean values.
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