Excessive optimization (was Re: what was VMS/OpenVMS written in?)

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 18:07:20 CST 2010


On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Dec 2010, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> I think you are imagining it backwards.  A for loop continues *until*
>> the condition is true.
>
> Close.
> A for loop will continue *until* the condition is NOT true.

Yeah... Sorry.  You are correct.  I got flipped around one too many
times in my head trying to phrase that while trying to shut down and
get out the door.  That'll learn me to check my logic before pressing
'send'.

-ethan



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