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Gustavo Niemeyer:
> 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.

Peter Hill.

Just stirring the pot :-).