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- Subject: Re: ? assignments are not expressions ?
- From: "Michael T. Richter" <mtr@...>
- Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 14:27:49 -0500
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> Then assignment should be an expression.
> And why can't I do something like
> x = while y < 10 do y = y + 1 end
Because it's incomprehensible gibberish and write-only code, perhaps?
> I imagine that might really by a maintenance nightmare, but it wouldn't
> have to be used by somebody worried about such things.
One of the earliest, and bitterest, lessons I learned was that there is no
such thing as throw-away code....
Michael T. Richter
"Be seeing you."
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