Fix Left-Associative Compound Conditional Statements!!

Isiah Meadows isiahmeadows at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 07:40:26 UTC 2015


To be honest, the best way to see is to make a custom "fixed" build of a
browser and test it out. It's easy to implement with desugaring.

On Sat, Sep 26, 2015, 10:24 Joseph Groseclose <jgrosecl49 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not even sure it goes so far as that. Most likely those currently
> attempting to sue this syntax have realized that it is relatively
> inconsistent for non-truthy values and given up, but the sentiment (I
> suppose) is that even the sub-1% that are actually using this in a
> live/production setting are too many to break.
>
> Also, I've never in my life apologized for punctuation indicating
> appropriate levels of excitement, but I did try and edit the title and
> found myself incapable of doing so. So, if anyone who has control over the
> ability to edit this site is reading this or anyone knows who I can contact
> to normalize the title, know that I would prefer it be changed.
>
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 3:19 PM, Isiah Meadows <isiahmeadows at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I think the main issue with this idea, based on that thread, is the
>> burden of proof it won't break the Web. No one seems to have actually
>> tested it, yet. I don't know of any obfuscators that emit that from a
>> transform (they only emit it if that was in the input), so my heuristic is
>> that it likely won't break 90% of sites, but even then, 10% of the Internet
>> broken is still far too breaking.
>>
>> Also, as a side note, -1 on the exclamation points for the subject.
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015, 12:16 Joseph Groseclose <jgrosecl49 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> At some length I see, heh. Alright, I guess that just about sums it up.
>>>
>>> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 11:01 AM, Claude Pache <claude.pache at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> For an old discussion on the same subject, see:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://esdiscuss.org/topic/chained-comparisons-from-python-and-coffeescript
>>>>
>>>> —Claude
>>>>
>>>
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