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From r..@covalent.net
Subject RE: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/main http_protocol.c
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2000 04:00:49 GMT

> >Then I retract...  I was looking at code 20 minutes before I had
> >to teach, my brain wasn't all here.  I have always avoided relying
> >on a non-zero value being anything in particular, and has always
> >been a -big-red-flag- in my book, and yes, Greg, I do asm :-)
> 
> Maybe you were thinking of other languages. EG Some BASICs return -1 for
> true.
> 
> Oh, and a really don't see the point of using '\0', it's exactly the same
> as 0. I know the argument for it (makes it obvious you're comparing a
> character) but do you write 0.0 when comparing a float? 0L when comparing a
> long?

The original reason, was that we were trying to find a bug.  This bug was
on a beta version of BeOS, so just about everything was suspect.  As it
happens, it was something else all together, but this was an easy first
stab.

Ryan

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