Hi --

On Wed, 29 Aug 2007, Logan Capaldo wrote:

> On 8/28/07, Douglas F Shearer <dougal.s / gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Jay
>>
>> On 29 Aug 2007, at 00:30, Jay Levitt wrote:
>>
>>> a = b if b
>>>
>>> Does that exist in a DRYer form?
>>
>> Best I could come up with just now was:
>>
>> a = b || a
>   a = b if b
> Not really DRYer :), you just repeat a instead of b :)

I have to say, when I type this:

   a = b if b

I don't have the feeling that I'm repeating myself; the two b's both
pull their weight. So I wouldn't worry about it, from the DRY
perspective.


David

-- 
* Books:
   RAILS ROUTING (new! http://www.awprofessional.com/title/0321509242)
   RUBY FOR RAILS (http://www.manning.com/black)
* Ruby/Rails training
     & consulting:  Ruby Power and Light, LLC (http://www.rubypal.com)