Fix Left-Associative Compound Conditional Statements!!
till at tillschneidereit.net
Thu Sep 24 14:54:43 UTC 2015
On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 4:50 PM, Joseph Groseclose <jgrosecl49 at gmail.com>
> Isn't this logic theoretically broken? If any existing code is using it,
> the code that is using it is probably performing an invalid or inaccurate
> operation and therefore this would only break that code so much as it was
> already not functioning as expected?
There are many examples of code that doesn't really do what the author
thought it does, but just so happens to do what's required to produce a
correct result in combination with other, potentially equally "incorrect"
code. "Fixing" the logic here would mean breaking the overall program.
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