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Re^4: hangman game

by Happy-the-monk (Abbot)
on May 19, 2015 at 10:02 UTC ( #1127100=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: hangman game
in thread hangman game

Perhaps someone can point up an example where it's helpful?

You will need it to create lists, for one, as in: ( 1, 5, 17 )

Otherwise it allows you to avoid blocks in unusual places like: do_whatever and log_this, dump_that;

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Re^5: hangman game
by QM (Parson) on May 19, 2015 at 10:08 UTC
    You will need it to create lists, for one, as in: ( 1, 5, 17 )
    No, that's a separator. A comma operator essentially says "expression; expression", as best I can tell.

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[Tux]: And I just tested, neither do other Tk apps :) (95% of my Tk Apps is either just monitoring (no input) or input of just numbers). Something to investigate then
[choroba]: Maybe something like this?
[choroba]: I vaguely remember we had problems with dead keys in Tk at $work - 2, but I forgot all the details
[choroba]: but it was worse on MSWin than on Linux
[choroba]: (and OSX didn't exist yet)
[choroba]: Also, I'd try starting the App with the US layout and switch to the dead keys layout later

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