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Old 16 August 2015, 15:43   #237
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Originally Posted by Mrs Beanbag View Post
generally, BASIC syntax uses far more keywords than it really needs (essentially arbitrary symbols divorced from their everyday meanings), that is just more things to learn for no reason, and it's completely ad hoc and inconsistent.
If you want ad-hoc use of arbitrary symbols, look no further than C*.

* Oh, tell me again, is that a pointer declaration, a multiplication symbol or a pointer dereferenced?
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