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Re: What does this mean?

by bulk88 (Priest)
on Aug 20, 2012 at 22:28 UTC ( #988526=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What does this mean?

A statement "if" is not an operator or expression. Think of it as a block control keyword. Its precedence is dead last, below a ',', '=', '(', '[', '{', and '=>'. Last I played with it, if you try to treat it like an expression op, it will syntax error on you. If you see a statement if, in your head replace the "X if Y" with psuedo code "{X} if (Y)", any existing commas and parenthesis are irrelevant.

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