Language mavens: Is there a programming with "if then else ENDIF" syntax?
robin at reportlab.com
Mon Nov 16 18:42:12 CET 2009
Robin Becker wrote:
> modern sh seems to use this with "fi" as endif eg
> $ if true; then
> > echo true
> > elif false; then
> > echo false
> > else
> > echo hostile logic
> > fi
I meant to say that since sh uses this construct it cannot be too bad as a
language construct since the world is built with sh and bash and similar.
Of course that's a bad argument since there's more cobol than everything else
put together (allegedly).
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