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From: cookedm+news@p...
Subject: Re: Question on performance/style issue
Andrej Bauer <Andrej.Bauer@andrej.com> writes:

> On Friday 24 February 2006 20:25, Alessandro Baretta wrote:
>> Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
>> >>>x ++ f ++ g ++ h
>> >>
>> >>What is the impact of the this programming style on execution
>> >> performance?
>
> 1. It should be easy enough to extend the syntax so that you don't have to 
> worry about it getting compiled away.
>
> 2. Mathematica uses notation x // f. Why not use the same? Many people will 
> misunderstand ++ as something coming from C.

Those of use who don't use Mathematica will misunderstand that as a
comment (from C++), or an integer divide (Python), or ...?

:-)

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