alex at somewhere.round.here
Fri Mar 17 20:29:36 CET 2000
> Why should the return value of a logic test be "obscure" knowledge?
The return value itself is not terribly obscure, but your code's
reliance on it is relatively obscure, compared with something like
result = true_value
result = false_value
I can understand the intent of this immediately, whereas with your code,
I had to think for a moment about what the results of your code could
be, and then determine the intent.
> Why "hide" something so basic?
It's not a question of information hiding, it's question of clarity.
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