On 1/29/2021 12:59 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
Without OTHER changes in parsing arithmetic expressions, that may or may
not be warranted, just replacing the '=' being used for assignment with
an arrow ELIMINATED that particular confusion.? Well, mostly.? You can't
use a right pointing arrow to fix 3 = X
Blame K&R with C with the '=' and '==' mess because assignment is a
operation. I never hear that C or PASCAL have problems.
I find the pseudo code often less confusing than real languages.
the one I like best uses indentation for structure.
while k do
.if foo then
..do this thing
..do that thing
! end while
Grumpy Ol' Fred???????????? cisin at xenosoft.com