Code That Made Me Cry, #CTMMC™

95% of all code makes me cry. The other 5% are white space.

else if != elsif (PHP, #24 / 50)

/* Incorrect Method: */
if($a > $b):
    echo $a." is greater than ".$b;
else if($a == $b): // Will not compile.
    echo "The above line causes a parse error.";

/* Correct Method: */
if($a > $b):
    echo $a." is greater than ".$b;
elseif($a == $b): // Note the combination of the words.
    echo $a." equals ".$b;
    echo $a." is neither greater than or equal to ".$b;

Yes. Because a slight typo in the syntax SHOULD make a fundamental difference in semantics.


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