[Gambas-user] Nelson's Gambas wish list
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Sun Jun 29 12:56:06 CEST 2003
Le Dimanche 29 Juin 2003 00:12, Benoit Minisini a écrit :
> Le Samedi 28 Juin 2003 21:46, Rob a écrit :
> > Nelson Ferraz has set up a wish list for Gambas language features at
> > http://www.binara.com/gambas-wiki/bin/view/Gambas/WishList
> > Some of his suggestions are better suited to Perl (which is where he got
> > them from) and some are already present in Gambas, but a couple might be
> > nice to have.
> > One of the things Nelson is asking for is post-conditional notation,
> > which I think would be overly confusing for BASIC programmers but I can
> > see the value in being able to do the following in one line:
> > PRINT i FOR i = 1 TO 10
> I don't like this because it is very confusing for BASIC programmers.
> > Instead, maybe Gambas should have a syntax element like other BASIC
> > languages have always had, the colon to separate statements on a line:
> > FOR i = 1 TO 10 : PRINT i : NEXT
> This could be possible, but this syntax tends to produce code that is very
> hard to read. Like in Perl... ;-)
> > He also suggested Perl-style string interpolation by prefixing variables
> > with a dollar sign, e.g.
> > MyStr = "world"
> > PRINT "Hello $MyStr!"
> > I can see where that might be difficult to do, but it would sure save a
> > lot of typing.
> I don't like that, because it breaks the BASIC syntax, it would need an
> interpreter overhead, and because it prevents these strings to be
> You have the Subst() function, that is adapted to translation.
> > Thoughts? Nelson, did you ever sign up for the list?
> > Rob
> We should discuss that on the mailing-list rather than on the Wiki !
i think the gambas wiki is not a discuss place but an help one. in the first
time, i've think that new keywords appear in gambas synthaxe !
i'ts really confusing !
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