arrow syntax unnecessary and the idea that "function" is too long
i at izs.me
Sat May 7 23:43:50 PDT 2011
I wrote PHP full time for years. -> can get pretty aggravating. # is
50% shorter, and doesn't use the same fingers that type the (). ()->
is a lot of right-hand-dancing.
That being said, it does look pretty nice, and we're all just going to
set our editors to do that for us anyhow, right?
On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 20:52, Faisal Vali <faisalv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "Kyle Simpson" <getify at gmail.com>
>> Date: Sat, 7 May 2011 21:58:32 -0500
>> Subject: Re: arrow syntax unnecessary and the idea that "function" is too long
>> With all due respect, Brendan's personal tastes on what kind of code he likes to write is not enough.
> Since the arrow syntax assailants have been quite vocal on this list,
> would like to voice a strong endorsement for pursuing and exploring
> library) extensively to automate tasks on windows (via htas) and to
> write RIAs.
> With all due respect to Mr. Simpson's personal tastes, I find the
> C-based-syntactic roots than the preprocessor-tainted '#' - but I
> also recognize that my personal aesthetic tastes are just that.
> Anyway, I hope that enough general users share my aesthetic and
> usability preference (short syntax for functionally well behaved and
> intuitive lambdas with closure capability) that the arrow syntax is
> given some serious thought and not dismissed because of this thread.
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