Worst ideas/features in programming languages?

Guillaume Piolat first.last at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 10:01:35 UTC 2021

On Sunday, 24 October 2021 at 08:42:54 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad 
> It us equally puzzeling why prople want "&&" instead of "and" 
> or "||" instead of "or". There is no rational explanation, I 
> think people like to feel that they are using something 
> advanced and that a syntax that that is associated with 
> advanced usage makes them feel more skilled? Kinda like 
> fashion...

Like genetic random drift, those boolean operators are mostly 
because C won over Pascal.
The boolean operators in Pascal and Ada are more readable in my 
So I guess the majority of people in the native just never 
experienced those other operators.

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