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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Can we still declare uninitialized ones like this?

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int x, y, z, angle;
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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int a1, a2, a3;
int b1 = 1, b2 = 2, b3 = 3;
Sounds like it'll be like this where the type must be the same for all within the commas, and they either all must be declared initialized or not, right?

(ninjasquirt... :P)
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Just wondering one thing.

Is ZScript going to accept the following syntax?

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somevar = piff == 221 ? result1 : result2;
Or do I still have to rely on?

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if(piff == 221)
{
    somevar = result1;
}
else
{
    somevar = result2;
}
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Re: ZScript Discussion

Post by Major Cooke »

DECORATE supports ternary operators so I see no reason why zscript shouldn't.
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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I'll make it sane (i.e the way C does it.)
I see no point explaining this insane construct as it won't survive the next hour... :twisted:.
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Major Cooke wrote:DECORATE supports ternary operators so I see no reason why zscript shouldn't.

Well, of course it does.
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Which means requiring them all to be declared initialized, and be at the top of the class.

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int a1 = 0, a2 = 0, a3 = 0;
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Graf Zahl wrote:Well, of course it does.
Oh snap, I just recalled ACS doesn't support ternary operators. That would explain why he asked.
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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I wasn't asking because of ACS. I was asking because, to me, it's a little more convenient to be able to declare

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f = some_expression ? r1 : r2;
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Major Cooke wrote:DECORATE supports ternary operators
I had no idea. >_<
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Ok then, now

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			int localint = 0, localotherint = 1, i, j;
is doing what any sane person would expect...
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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So initialized vars goes first, non-initialized last?
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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No, you can freely mix them, now each one creates a separate node that includes both its name and value.
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Okay, so auto detection for type is only for constants then, it appears.

On that note, I noticed you used the word "double" instead of "float" earlier. We're to use double then? Or are you allowing both words to translate into the same thing internally, or will they be truly different?
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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The language has support for single precision floats. But for the time being these are disabled and if they ever come to pass, only in arrays, classes or structs. There's still people around who actually believe that having smaller sized versions of numeric types is a good idea (which I disagree with, let 'em burn!)
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Re: ZScript Discussion

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Double it is! Wiki updated. I'm glad the naming convention is actually correct now, because for a while that did confuse me when the word 'float' translated into 'double' in DECORATE. (Even before that, it was fixed_t. So happy that's gone.)

On that note, assuming non-constant strings/names are/will be a thing, I'm assuming we'll have access to functions like stricmp, yes?

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