On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 08:35:09AM +0900, Lloyd Zusman wrote:
> "Robert Dober" <robert.dober / gmail.com> writes:
> 
> > On 3/7/07, Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> [ ... ]
> >>
> >> Technically speaking, "elseif", "elsif", and "elif" are equally "wrong".
> >> To do it right, you'd have to make it "else if".
> > Chad you remind me of a dispute between fans of Domingo and Pavarotti when
> > a spanish music magazin explained that such discussions are futile and
> > nobody can judge at that level. This explaination took a whole article
> > just in concluding that Carreras was better than both...
> >
> > So why would "else if" be better?
> 
> You're all wrong.  The best is indisputably this:
> 
>   si ... , entonces
>     ...
>   si no y si ... , entonces
>     ...
>   si no y si ... , entonces
>     ...
>   si no,
>     ...
>   el fin

Maybe we should start using Japanese, particularly for Ruby.
Unfortunately, while I know enough nihongo to say "yes" and "no", I
don't know enough for "if" and "else".

-- 
CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
Amazon.com interview candidate: "When C++ is your
hammer, everything starts to look like your thumb."