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- Subject: Re: ~= vs. !=
- From: "Peter Hill" <corwin@...>
- Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 20:07:45 +0800
Peter Hill wrote:
> The old Basic notation of "<>" is clear, and and uses no additional
Adam D. Moss:
> Just to add more spam (it's quite fun so see so much activity!),
> "<>" is really only clear for things with a natural ordering,
> such as numbers and (some) strings, and doesn't really make sense
> as a general inequality.
> the "~" is a dead key on a danish keyboard (and lot of other European
> keyboard layouts)
Now THAT is a problem! How many different keyboards DON'T have "~"?
Including a non-typeable character as a core language element is a bit sad!