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Re: Re: Style, *again*

by demerphq (Chancellor)
on Aug 18, 2003 at 18:28 UTC ( #284669=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Style, *again*
in thread Style, *again*

And since == is a symmetric operation

Which is the reason I often put the constant first. Turning an == into an = accidentally results in a non symmetric operation which is illegal when the left side is a constant. Which helps catch silly mistakes that the compiler doesnt notice (like in the conditional part of a ternary op.)


<Elian> And I do take a kind of perverse pleasure in having an OO assembly language...

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