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Re: Switch Case Style

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  • douglascrockford
    ... Thanks. Please try it now.
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 2, 2013
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      --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "paperlampshade" wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      > I have a question about Switch Case style as verified in jslint.A switch
      > case written as below (case statement starting on the line after the
      > switch statement) will give many errors regarding the expected position
      > from line "case 1:" to line "output = "";".
      > var test = function (input) { 'use strict'; var output; switch
      > (input) { case 1: output = "a"; break;
      > case 2: output = "b"; break; case 3:
      > output = "c"; break; default: output = "";
      > } return output;};
      > However when the same statement is written with the "case 1:" statement
      > beginning one space after the switch "{" and the closing "}" one space
      > from the "output = "";" line, there is no errors found.Example below:
      > var test = function (input) { 'use strict'; var output; switch
      > (input) { case 1: output = "a"; break; case
      > 2: output = "b"; break; case 3:
      > output = "c"; break; default: output = "";
      > } return output;};
      > Why is it important to have switch case syntax as in the second example?


      Thanks. Please try it now.
    • paperlampshade
      Works great! Thanks very much.
      Message 2 of 6 , Feb 4, 2013
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        Works great! Thanks very much.

        --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "douglascrockford" wrote:
        >
        > --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "paperlampshade" wrote:
        > >
        > > Hi,
        > > I have a question about Switch Case style as verified in jslint.A switch
        > > case written as below (case statement starting on the line after the
        > > switch statement) will give many errors regarding the expected position
        > > from line "case 1:" to line "output = "";".
        > > var test = function (input) { 'use strict'; var output; switch
        > > (input) { case 1: output = "a"; break;
        > > case 2: output = "b"; break; case 3:
        > > output = "c"; break; default: output = "";
        > > } return output;};
        > > However when the same statement is written with the "case 1:" statement
        > > beginning one space after the switch "{" and the closing "}" one space
        > > from the "output = "";" line, there is no errors found.Example below:
        > > var test = function (input) { 'use strict'; var output; switch
        > > (input) { case 1: output = "a"; break; case
        > > 2: output = "b"; break; case 3:
        > > output = "c"; break; default: output = "";
        > > } return output;};
        > > Why is it important to have switch case syntax as in the second example?
        >
        >
        > Thanks. Please try it now.
        >
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