Re: operator precedence, was Dangling else

"Paolo Bonzini" <bonzini@gnu.org>
14 Mar 2006 00:54:57 -0500

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From: "Paolo Bonzini" <bonzini@gnu.org>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 14 Mar 2006 00:54:57 -0500
Organization: http://groups.google.com
References: 06-02-15406-02-168 06-03-008 06-03-023
Keywords: syntax

> > Pascal tried, and the result was
> > counterintuitive cases where certain parentheses, which everyone agrees
> > ought to be redundant, are in fact necessary.
>
> Could you give examples here? Are you refering to the experimental
> notations for exponentiation 2^(-1) in some dialects ?


I think he referred to the parentheses in "(a <= b) and (c > d)", which
were mandatory in Pascal.


Paolo



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