Re: First language with conditional assignment?

Derek <derekrss@yahoo.ca>
Sun, 6 Mar 2011 10:05:28 -0800 (PST)

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From: Derek <derekrss@yahoo.ca>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2011 10:05:28 -0800 (PST)
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 11-03-006
Keywords: syntax, history

On Mar 3, 2:05 am, compil...@is-not-my.name wrote:
> Does anyone know what the earliest languages supporting conditional
> assignment were? Although the construct is useful I don't like the
> syntax in C-like languages. I am curious if there were earlier
> examples and what the syntax was.


In Snobol4 assignment statements are conditional using the syntax


A = LT(x, y) 3


Cheers


Derek



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