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comment What useful expressiveness will be impossible in a language where an expression is not a statement?
@delnan yes, and in Smalltalk there are no void methods, they return 'this' instead. I've searched my soul and prefer void. I have to read up on F# options though before making any decitions in stone.
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comment What useful expressiveness will be impossible in a language where an expression is not a statement?
@JimG Yes, it's very easy using the Reflection.Emit API in C# combined with using ANTLR for lexing and parsing most of the work is done for me..
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comment What useful expressiveness will be impossible in a language where an expression is not a statement?
I am not sure what to think. First time I saw the construct I hated it. In the simple context of this 1-line program it looks like a sweet pearl :-) do you have a website where your language design opinions are posted?
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comment What useful expressiveness will be impossible in a language where an expression is not a statement?
How about int c; while( (c=readChar()) != -1) { ... }
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comment What useful expressiveness will be impossible in a language where an expression is not a statement?
Very well put! Why is assignment a bad idea? eg. using(var conn = new DBConnection(..)) a bad idea?
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comment What useful expressiveness will be impossible in a language where an expression is not a statement?
I don't want to look at LISP anymore :-) I want static typing a light weight syntax. I want to rid excessive () and ;
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comment What useful expressiveness will be impossible in a language where an expression is not a statement?
What's wrong with a hobby project?? It already generates MSIL code for a hello world.. so I'm well on my way :-)
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