Reply to post: Is this equivalent to the following, widely recognised as horrible in any C-like?

Python creator Guido van Rossum sys.exit()s as language overlord

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Is this equivalent to the following, widely recognised as horrible in any C-like?

if (a = f(b)) { ...

rather than

a = f(b);

if (a) { ...

Because if so, I'm absolutely on the side of the haters.

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