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Re^5: shift in list context buggy?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Nov 12, 2013 at 15:24 UTC||Need Help??|
splice doesn't even mention "void".
No, but the equivalence documentation you cite shows all examples in void contexts.
And in that context, the examples -- designed to explain the somewhat complex behaviour of splice in terms of the readily understandable push, pop, shift & unshift -- are exactly equivalent. Ie. Their affect on the running programs are identical.
But those examples are meant to explain splice in terms of the simpler operations -- not the other way around.
You are the only person who is trying to misinterpret these simple examples of equivalence within the very restricted context in which they are show -- all void; ie. devoid of any assignments or if or while statements -- in an obscure part of the documentation, to be some definitive statement that was never intended, in support of conclusions that do not stand up and have zero merit.
Worse thing is; you know it; but you keep on bleating away at it....
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