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Re: [bug-gnulib] New GNULIB glob module?


From: Derek Price
Subject: Re: [bug-gnulib] New GNULIB glob module?
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 13:42:43 -0400
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Paul Eggert wrote:

>Derek Price <address@hidden> writes:
>
>>Are you sure? You asked me to restore similar parens around bit-ands
>>back at several other locations despite other work that changed the
>>lines, in an earlier email. Not that I disagree now. I actually prefer
>>the version without the unnecessary parens around the bit-and. I just
>>think we should be consistent.
>
>
>It's a minor point, but expressions like (a & b && c) are assumed to
>be confusing, as they depend on obscure precedence rules, whereas
>expressions like (a & b ? c : d) are not confusing in the same way:
>there's only one way to parse them, even if you have forgotten the
>precedence.


Okay, parens removed.  Delaying new patch until I've processed the rest
of your emails.

Cheers,

Derek
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