Assignment Versus Equality
grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 09:59:39 EDT 2016
On 2016-06-26, BartC <bc at freeuk.com> wrote:
> (Note, for those who don't know (old) Fortran, that spaces and tabs are
> not significant. So those dots are needed, otherwise "a eq b" would be
> parsed as "aeqb".)
I've always been baffled by that.
Were there other languages that did something similar?
Why would a language designer think it a good idea?
Did the poor sod who wrote the compiler think it was a good idea?
Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards Yow! I left my WALLET in
at the BATHROOM!!
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