comment out all the rest of the programMike Sokolov sokolov at ifactory.com
Fri Mar 9 10:39:44 PST 2012
The idea of a "comment to end of file" concept is unusual. But "comment to beginning of file" - that's something I think we could all really get behind. -Mike Sokolov On 03/09/2012 03:13 AM, Michael Kay wrote: > >You see I sadly miss the ability to add # to comment one line =bla > > I guess every programming language has some individual features which > will be sorely missed by someone coming to XQuery from that particular > language. (I still pine after a language that allowed spaces in > variable and function names). The consequence of this line of > reasoning is that XQuery should offer every feature that has been > offered by every other popular programming language. > > Personally, I've never come across a "comment to end of file" feature > in any of the many languages I have used, and have never felt a need > for it. As for "comment to end of line", we made a conscious decision > that in many of the environments where XQuery is likely to be used, > line endings are potentially unstable (e.g. they can be normalized > away if used in XML attributes) and that it was therefore a bad idea > to treat a line ending differently from a space. > > Michael Kay > Saxonica > > _______________________________________________ > http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk
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