## digitalmars.D - what means this ? "It's no contest" on the "Rationale for Builtins"

dennis luehring <dl.soluz gmx.net> writes:
```http://digitalmars.com/d/builtin.html

at the bottom: "? It's no contest"
```
Oct 14 2005
"Unknown W. Brackets" <unknown simplemachines.org> writes:
```In other words, this:

c = (6 + 2i - 1 + 3i) / 3i;

Is so many levels better than:

c = (complex!(double)(6,2) + complex!(double)(-1,3)) /
complex!(double)(0,3);

That there can't even be any sort of contest between them.  The first is
simply, inarguably, better.  Or, at least, that's what it says.  I tend
to agree.

-[Unknown]

http://digitalmars.com/d/builtin.html

at the bottom: "? It's no contest"

```
Oct 14 2005
Hasan Aljudy <hasan.aljudy gmail.com> writes:
```dennis luehring wrote:
http://digitalmars.com/d/builtin.html

at the bottom: "? It's no contest"

If the placement of the '?' on the start of the line confused you, think
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Isn't:

c = (6 + 2i - 1 + 3i) / 3i;

far preferable than writing:
c = (complex!(double)(6,2) + complex!(double)(-1,3)) /
complex!(double)(0,3);

? It's no contest
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it's basically saying:
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Isn't X far preferable than writing Y ? It's no contest
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```
Oct 14 2005