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Re^2: do while loops

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 20, 2006 at 22:10 UTC ( #524598=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: do while loops
in thread do while loops

Actually, I think the problem is larger than that.
shouldn't it be:
$value = 15; # 15, not 5. 5 doesn't make sense if we're not increment +ing. do { print "$value\n"; $value = $value - 1; } while($value > 10);

jdporter fixed formatting

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Re^3: do while loops
by Roy Johnson (Monsignor) on Jan 20, 2006 at 22:25 UTC
    The point was that the test happens at the end, so the loop executes once even if the value starts out < 10.

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