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- Subject: Re: ~= vs. !=
- From: "Peter Hill" <corwin@...>
- Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 11:06:14 +0800
> It'd be very nice if something as simple as the
> 'not equal' operator was the same they know in every other language
> they have heard of.
I agree. Let's use "<>" (just like Basic).
The "!=" comes from a language that use "!" to mean 'not'. Lua DOESN'T use
that so "!" (and similarly "~") are essentially meaningless add ons.
The old Basic notation of "<>" is clear, and and uses no additional symbols.
Just stirring the pot :-).