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Inline If statement, i.e. IIF()?

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--- Quote from: MarkMLl on May 22, 2024, 08:36:04 am ---I'm a bit troubled though: if the syntax "looks like a function", how is it possible to know that it's the "evaluate one but not both" wgich is being used rather than the "ordinary function" from strutils or maths?

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If I'd do it again I'd just go with a if … then … else-expression. 🤷‍♀️

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Which was of course the ALGOL way. In the general case (i.e. including later ALGOL derivatives), I've been troubled by that lacking an explicit end. However since it can't- by definition- omit the else I think that in terms of language consistency this is a a very minor sin.
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That is my opinion as well that the “dangling else” problem isn't as problematic with the if-expression compared to the if-statement.


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