(test) ? a:b
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Oct 23 05:46:06 CEST 2014
Chris Angelico wrote:
> I've seen much MUCH worse... where multiple conditional
> expressions get combined arithmetically, and then the result used
In the days of old-school BASIC it was common to
exploit the fact that boolean expressions evaluated
to 0 or 1 (or -1, depending on your dialect :) to
achieve conditional expressions or other tricks.
Probably forgiveable, given that there were no real
conditional expressions, and every byte of your 48K
or less of RAM was precious...
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