[bitc-dev] Syntax Poll: Scoping Syntax

Pal-Kristian Engstad pal_engstad at naughtydog.com
Thu Mar 5 15:58:24 EST 2009


Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Pal-Kristian Engstad
> <pal_engstad at naughtydog.com> wrote:
>   
>> I think I am arguing for curly-braces. Curly-braces represent scope (and
>> groups) very naturally, is easy on the eyes for C programmers and is perhaps
>> easier to parse.
>>     
>
> Parsing (actually, lexing) "{" and "}" is not harder than parsing "in"
> and "end".
>   
Sorry, I should have said easier to parse for humans. :-)

PKE

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