[Mapserver-dev] Lists of objects...

Jean-Francois.Doyon at CCRS.NRCan.gc.ca Jean-Francois.Doyon at CCRS.NRCan.gc.ca
Fri Dec 12 10:05:14 EST 2003


Being a Python guy, I just love the "in" statement indeed ... {} seem to
make sense, it's kind of perl-ish :)

So something like:



Yup, I like it ... much more elegant than a bunch of "OR"'s, and such forms
of expressions I think average users will find quite intuitive and easy to


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Subject: [Mapserver-dev] Lists of objects...

Anyone have an opinion on how we might denote lists in map files?
Initially I'm thinking about the IN operator for MapServer expressions
but lists might be useful in other places like for SHAPEPATH. Given that
[]'s and ()'s already have significance to the lexer {}'s might be
useful. Thoughts?

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