[Tutor] Problems with genetically engineering the Print Ogre

alan.gauld@bt.com alan.gauld@bt.com
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 11:00:17 -0000

> Since I came into the discussion late - did anybody ever 
> suggest using a format like 
>     to <file> print <stuff>
> or, as not to use up "to" as a word, 
>     into <file> print <stuff>

This is just a 'natural' English translation of OO syntax, thus:


It clutters up the language to little advantage IMHO.
If file objects got a method that acted like the print 
statement (foibles and all) then that would IMHO suffice.

BTW I'm astounded this dsiscussion is still going on from 
when I lost contact over a week ago! :-)

Alan g.