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Discussion on: Avoid use IF on our JS scripts

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Damian Cipolat Author

Is the problem with the functional paradigm, is less semantic in comparation with oop.

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kalium.xyz

You can do functional fine with a more verbose language (e.g. rust allows for assignment with the result of an if statement), this is just a design choice of the language.

Having a more verbose language is not inherently bad nor are if statements not part of a proper functional language.

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Matei Adriel

Yep, most fp langs consider if statements simple expressions, so you can pass the results around