----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nikodemus Siivola" <tsiivola / cc.hut.fi>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 2:21 AM
Subject: Re: (OT) Re: elseif?


> On Sun, 8 Dec 2002, Hal E. Fulton wrote:
> 
> > But that's a different animal. What I want/wanted was an elegant,
> > simple way to express successive (Boolean) tests as a multiway
> 
> (cond ((< x y) -1)
>       ((= x y) 0)
>       ((> x y) 1))
> 
> > It's an unfamiliar construct. I don't doubt that when the switch or
> 
> It's over 30 years old!

:) OK, I meant in languages known/used by mere mortals
like nyself.

Hal