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Re: Are there any plans for more readable, modern syntaxes for If statem


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Are there any plans for more readable, modern syntaxes for If statements?
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 09:43:39 -0400
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On 3/13/20 9:27 AM, Eli Schwartz wrote:

> (I am still mindblown that "I want a modern syntax for XXXX" can
> possibly lead to "imitate C, which is 50 years old and thus astoundingly
> even less modern than the Bourne shell by an entire decade".)

I think the emphasis is on more familiar and more readily recognizable
syntax, which I suppose leads to improved readability.

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