Some articles on equal, single equals:
... A notorious example for a bad idea was the choice of the equal sign to denote assignment ... In this case, the operands are on unequal footing The left operand (a variable) is to be made equal to the right operand (an expression) ... In some languages, such as BASIC, a single equals sign ("=") is used for both the assignment operator and the equality relational operator, with context determining which is meant ...
Famous quotes containing the words equals and/or single:
“If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.”
—Albert Einstein (18791955)
“We saw many straggling white pines, commonly unsound trees, which had therefore been skipped by the choppers; these were the largest trees we saw; and we occasionally passed a small wood in which this was the prevailing tree; but I did not notice nearly so many of these trees as I can see in a single walk in Concord.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)