jastrachan | 5 Apr 09:07 2004
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Re: Comment on SyntaxForTuplesListsMaps wiki


On 2 Apr 2004, at 21:18, Mike Spille wrote:
> I don't know about James, but my hackles go up anytime someone 
> mentions C++ syntax - it's now an ingrained auto-response mechanism 
> :-)

:)

> At 08:02 AM 4/3/2004 -0800, John Hurst wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I just got around to checking out Groovy today, having seen one or two
>> references in the last couple of weeks.  Looks very nice, looking 
>> forward to
>> playing more.
>>
>> There's a comment in the SyntaxForTuplesListsMaps part of the wiki 
>> where
>> Anders Hovmoller states
>>
>>         The [] syntax for maps is what C++ STL uses, so this is hardly
>> unique to groovy.
>>
>> James responds as if this comment were critical or disparaging toward
>> Groovy, but I think Anders intended only to answer the previous 
>> comment (by
>> EivindEklund) on whether there was any precedent for using [] for 
>> hashes;
>> i.e. sure there is: C++ STL.

Ah my bad - it came across as kinda critical. I've toned down my 
response :)

James
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Gmane