automatic type conversion for comparison operators

Dan Bishop danb_83 at
Fri Jul 27 06:13:00 CEST 2007

On Jul 26, 8:04 pm, Russ <uymqlp... at> wrote:
> Dan Bishop wrote:
> > BTW, are you a former Pascal programmer?
> No. Why do you ask? [The code snippet I wrote was made up to get a
> point across. I
> did not actually use that function name in my code.]

I just have a hypothesis that former Pascal/Basic programmers are much
more likely than C/C++/Java programmers to forget the () on a function
call.  Nothing to do with the (Java-like) function name.

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