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Re: assignment operator

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Fri Mar 10 01:35:12 1995 )

From: abakun@rci.ripco.com (Thwarted Efforts)
To: brandon@avon.declab.usu.edu
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 1995 00:29:24 -0600 (CST)
Cc: coldstuff@MIT.EDU
In-Reply-To: <9503091926.AA03433@avon.declab.usu.edu> from "brandon@avon.declab.usu.edu" at Mar 9, 95 12:26:17 pm

> < Personally, I'd prefer :=..  It's already used in at least one language for
> < this purpose
> VMS's DCL (Digital Command Language, aka VMS shell) uses ':==' to set symbols
> (i.e. make an assignment, of sorts).

Yuck, if anything, do NOT use DCL as a base or to get ideas for anything. :P