arrow syntax unnecessary and the idea that "function" is too long

Faisal Vali faisalv at gmail.com
Sun May 8 06:51:41 PDT 2011


On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 4:04 AM, Jorge <jorge at jorgechamorro.com> wrote:
> On 08/05/2011, at 05:52, Faisal Vali wrote:
>
>> (...) I find the
>> aesthetics of the arrow-syntax far more consistent with javascript's
>> C-based-syntactic roots than the preprocessor-tainted '#' (...)
>
> Consistent ?
>
> -> in C has a *totally* different meaning !

Yes, but that is why I alluded to a syntactic commonality and not a
semantic one.
 But, I can see how the disparity in semantics might bother some programmers.


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