[Bro-Dev] [Proposal] Language extensions for better Broker support
jan.grashoefer at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 01:21:14 PST 2017
> We could also make the two different return values explicit:
> [result, value] = Broker::lookup(h, 42) # Returns [Broker::Result, opaque of Broker::Data]
> if ( result == Broker::SUCCESS ) ...
I would prefer this solution, as it feels more natural coming from other
languages like python. Introducing new keywords/magic functions like
status() might be conceptually elegant from the perspective of the Bro
language itself but makes it more difficult to learn the language
respectively understand code.
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