Static bins

Christopher James Coleman ug97cjc at cs.bham.ac.uk
Wed Jan 7 15:38:05 PST 2004


On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> > No, any non-zero value is true. A successful return from a program
> > should signal that nothing needs to be done.
>
> Which is precisely what 0 does (indicates a successful return) and is
> therefore what `true` should return

Sorry, I stand corrected. My statement is contradictory in logic anyway,
as to nothing a conditional would have to evaluate to false (a zero
value). It is late and I am tired, but that is no excuse given the years I
have spent typing `return (0);' in C programs. Good night,

.chris



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