[ Brock Rozen writes: ]
> On Mon, 6 Jan 1997, Rob Jenson wrote:
> > subscribe : bsps.mot.com : allow
> > subscribe : bmcu.mot.com : allow
> > subscribe : aol.com : consult # superfluous
> > subscribe : ALL : consult
> >From my understanding, the last subscribe:ALL would negate all previous
> parameters. If "commands" are handled in order, then the ALL consult
> would have to go first.
No, it's an "or" short-circuit expression, not unlike C or Perl:
allow(sps.mot.com) || allow(mcu.mot.com) || consult(aol.com) || consult(ALL)
First match takes action and skips the other tests.