Short Comparing proposal

T.J. Crowder tj.crowder at
Fri Feb 3 18:59:54 UTC 2017

On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 6:51 PM, Bob Myers <rtm at> wrote:

> I'm puzzled about what's wrong with the good old `[a, b].some(x => x ===
>`. If you insist on sugarizing this (but why?),
> then it could be `[a, b].some(===`, or even
> `[a, b].||(===`. But again, why?

Well, or as the originator of the thread pointed out, `[a,

As I pointed out earlier in the thread, I think the only real justification
for syntax for this would be short-circuiting (lazy evaluation of the
possible values to be matched against). For my part, I'm not at all sure
it's a sufficient one for new syntax.

-- T.J.
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